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|Title: ||National Maternity Hospital Dublin Clinical report 1991|
|Publisher: ||National Maternity Hospital (NMH)|
|Issue Date: ||1991 |
|Abstract: ||1991 was another busy year with a marginal increase in the number of
mothers delivered, but a very substantial increase in gynaecological activity.
A total of 7,077 mothers were delivered during 1991 , an increase of 0.2%
compared to 1990. The number of primigravidae delivered was 2,322, an
increase of 3.1% over the previous year. A total of 6,277 infants weighing
500 grams or more were delivered by 6,178 mothers. Eight hundred and
seventy seven mothers miscarried before 24 weeks gestation. There were 4
molar pregnancies and 18 ectopic pregnancies. Two mothers died during the
course of pregnancy. The first was a 31 year old from Libya who died from
overwhelming infection associated with a spontaneous miscarriage at 18
weeks gestation. She died after a prolonged stay in the intensive care unit of
a general hospital. The second mother was also from Libya and she died
approximately four weeks following caesarean delivery for eclampsia, also
following a prolonged stay in the intensive care unit of a general hospital.
Both these tragic deaths occurred despite the full panoply of modern
|Keywords: ||BIRTH RATE|
|Appears in Collections: ||National Maternity Hospital Holles St.|
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