Objective to determine the risk factors and complications of puerperal sepsis methods this was an observational prospective cohort study conducted from january 2011 to december 2011 at the obstetrics and gynaecology department liaquat university of medical health sciences jamshoro hyderabad sindh pakistan during this study period all the women who delivered in this hospital or referred . Every pregnancy is a unique experience for a woman an experience which may be complicated at any stage the following case study reflects on the care given to a woman re admitted to hospital during the postnatal period with puerperal sepsis this condition has a long history in midwifery and obstetrics and has recently re emerged as a major cause of maternal death. Prevention and control of puerperal sepsis r w johnstone read in opening a discussion at a joint meeting of the sections of obstetrics and gynaecology and public health and hygiene at the annual meeting of the british medical association plymouth 1938. This chapter discusses the multifactorial causes of post partum pyrexia and puerperal sepsis investigations and treatment access to the complete content on oxford medicine online requires a subscription or purchase
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