Monday, October 15, 2007

Maternal Mortality #2

Age: 32
Date of death: Hospital Day #5
EDD: n/a
Death during delivery: No
Clinical diagnosis:

  • Induced abortion one week before
  • Incomplete septic abortion
  • Foul smelling discharge
  • Significant blood loss
  • Developing fever
  • Perforation in posterior wall of uterus

  • IV antibiotics
  • IV fluids
  • Blood transfusion
  • Surgery to repair perforated uterus and gut (colostomy) and hysterectomy
Cause of death: Incomplete abortion resulting in sepsis

No comments: