History of a fever after child-bearing

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Published by G. Hamilton and J. Balfour in Edinburgh .

Written in English

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Statementby the same [i.e. Cornwell Tathwell].
SeriesLandmarks of science II
LC ClassificationsQ111 .H35, RC106 .H35
The Physical Object
Paginationp. 417-419.
Number of Pages419
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Open LibraryOL19447456M

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According to the Centers for Disease. Childbed fever: Fever due to an infection after childbirth, usually of the placental site within the the infection involves the bloodstream, it constitutes puerperal ed fever was once a common cause of death for women of childbearing age, but it is now comparatively rare in the developed world due to improved sanitary practices in midwifery and obstetrics.

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