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Trauma and septic shock in pregnancy | 22179
Pediatrics & Therapeutics

Pediatrics & Therapeutics
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ISSN: 2161-0665

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Trauma and septic shock in pregnancy


International Conference on Pediatrics & Gynecology

6-8 December 2011 Philadelphia Airport Marriott, USA

Anjali Gupta

Accepted Abstracts-2011: Pediatr Therapeut

Abstract :

Septic shock is a life threatening clinical syndrome that, remains a leading cause of maternal mortality despite its rare occurrence in Obstetrics. Th e literature was scrutinized from diff erent sources including Pubmed. Th is is being related to infection from obstetric origin ( septic abortion, chorioamnionitis, puerperal sepsis) or non-obstetric ( resulting from infect ions which occur in other areas). Septic abortion most commonly results from trauma to the uterus and bowel caused by illegal induced abortion. Th e clinical presentation and the methods of monitoring the patient with septic shock are discussed. Several ancillary treatment of sepsis and septic shock published in recent systematic reviews are discussed. Prevention of septic shock is the best way to eradicate the highly reported mortality rates. Early recognition, prompt diagnostic work up, and immediate initiation of therapy enhance patient survival. Th is area has received little attention and it is important that caretakers of critically ill pregnant women be cognizant with this entity and apply the knowledge for therapeutic intervention.

Biography :

Dr Anjali Gupta has completed her postgraduation in Obstetrics and Gynecology from Govt. Medical college, Patiala.. At present she is an Associate professor in Obst & Gynae Dept., Pt. B.D. Sharma, PGIMS, Rohtak, India. She was awarded FOGSI- Dr C.S. Dawn Prize for best pres entation of the paper ? Emergency Obstetric Hysterectomy-still a life saving procedure? at the 54th all India Congress of Obstetrics and Gy naecology held at Hyderabad from 5th to 9th Jan, 2011. He has published 20 papers in reputed journals and serving as a reviewer of reputed peer-reviewed journals.

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