TITLE

Josina: collateral damage in a forgotten war

AUTHOR(S)
Povey, George
PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/4/2005, Vol. 172 Issue 1, p78
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Relates the author's experience in treating a woman with uterine infection after childbirth in Mozambique in 1983. Immediate problems; description of the patient; Case history.
ACCESSION #
15414895

 

Related Articles

  • Behaviors Associated with Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Chlamydia trachomatis: Cervical Infection Among Young Women Attending Adolescent Clinics. Peters, Sara E.; Beck-Sague, Consuelo M.; Farshy, Carol E.; Gibson, Idella; Kubota, Kristy A.; Solomon, Felicia; Morse, Stephen A.; Sievert, Alan J.; Black, Carolyn M. // Clinical Pediatrics;Mar2000, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p173 

    Focuses on a study which evaluated urine diagnostic tests for cervical infections in adolescent women. Source of the high rate of sexually transmitted diseases in the United States; Methods; Results.

  • Cervical emphysema secondary to pneumomediastinum as a complication of childbirth. Nakagawa, Hideki; Yamauchi, Miwa; Kusuyama, Toshiyuki; Fukuda, Hiroyuki; Ogawa, Kaoru // ENT: Ear, Nose & Throat Journal;Dec2003, Vol. 82 Issue 12, p948 

    Pneumomediastinum and cervical emphysema usually occur following esophageal or chest trauma. Rarely do they occur as a complication of childbirth, and only approximately 200 such cases have been reported in the literature worldwide. We describe a new case, and we review the clinical picture,...

  • A TALE OF TWO BIRTHS. JOHNSON, ANGELA // New York Family;Aug2012, p66 

    The article presents the author's insights regarding her experience of giving birth with her second child at home. She says that her first pregnancy was painful and put her on bed rest, considering that she suffered from an incompetent cervix. She says that together with her husband, they...

  • Is it safe to perform LEEP on a patient before she gets pregnant? Sadler, Lynn; Saftlas, Audrey // Contemporary OB/GYN;Sep2006, Vol. 51 Issue 9, p56 

    The article presents a comparison of the results of studies about the safeness of performing loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP) with regard to pregnancy. There are few data on the potential effect of the procedure on infertility and mid-trimester abortion. Spontaneous and medically...

  • Chlamydial cervicitis: Complications and new treatment options. Majeroni, Barbara A. // American Family Physician;6/1/94, Vol. 49 Issue 8, p1825 

    Discusses treatment options for chlamydial cervicitis in pregnant patients. Population at risk; Detection and screening; Factors associated with an increased risk of chlamydial cervicitis.

  • Identification of chlamydia and gonorrhoea among women in rural Haiti: maximising access to treatment in a resource poor setting. Fawzi, M. C. Smith; Lambert, W.; Singler, J.; Léandre, F.; Nevil, P.; Bertrand, D.; Claude, M. S.; Bertrand, J.; Louissaint, M.; Jeannis, L.; Ferrer, J. G.; Cook, E. F.; Salazar, J. J.; Farmer, P.; Mukherjee, J. S. // Sexually Transmitted Infections;Apr2006, Vol. 82 Issue 2, p175 

    Objective: To develop a risk assessment algorithm that will increase the identification and treatment of women with cervical infection in rural Haiti. Methods: Study participants were randomly selected from new patients who accessed services at a women's health clinic in rural Haiti between June...

  • Infección, erosión y úlceras cérvico-vaginales. Sánchez-Hernández, José Antonio; Gómez-Linares, Cristina; Rivera-Tapia, José Antonio // Medicina Oral (16656024);2009, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p254 

    Erosions and ulceration of the cervix is a usual finding in clinical cervico vaginal exfoliative cytology. It has been observed that these were often accompanied by infections. Various microorganisms have the ability to invade through tissue degeneration and destruction of the cells, followed by...

  • Cervical Necrotizing Fasciitis as a Complication of Acute Epiglottitis. Nguyen, Rémy; Leclerc, Jacques // Journal of Otolaryngology;Mar/Apr1997, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p129 

    The article reports on the case of a previously healthy 37-year-old man who developed a cervical necrotizing fasciitis from an acute epiglottitis. It describes cervical necrotizing fasciitis as a life-threatening soft-tissue infection of the neck characterized by rapidly spreading fascial...

  • Chlamydia trachomatis infection in women with and without cervical intraepithelial neoplasia. Takač, I; Gorišek, B // International Journal of STD & AIDS;May1999, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p331 

    The aim of the study was to compare the frequency of Chlamydia trachomatis infection in patients with cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) and in women without cervical pathology. In a study group of 423 patients with histologically proven CIN and in 108 controls with normal cervical smear,...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics