Postpartum practices of puerperal women and their influencing factors in three regions of Hubei, China
- Significance, aetiology and prevention of venous thromboembolism in pregnancy and puerperium. Kutlešić, Marija; Kutlešić, Ranko; Koraćević, Goran // Vojnosanitetski Pregled: Military Medical & Pharmaceutical Journ;Jun2014, Vol. 71 Issue 6, p580
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- Peripartum cardiomyopathy. Blauwet, Lori A.; Sliwa, Karen // Obstetric Medicine (1753-495X);Jun2011, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p44
Peripartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM) is a potentially devastating disease that affects women during the last months of pregnancy or the first months after delivery. The aetiology and pathogenesis of this disease remain unclear, but oxidative stress and the generation of a cardiotoxic fragment of...
- Doctors Die Too. // Time;8/6/1951, Vol. 58 Issue 6, p44
The article reports that a survey of the 200 middle-aged doctors at Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan, New York City, showed that many have health problems, such as 94 who have heart problems, the majority who are overweight and many who are heavy smokers.
- Obesity in the 21st Century. Galvez, Maida P.; Frieden, Thomas R.; Landrigan, Philip J. // Environmental Health Perspectives;Oct2003, Vol. 111 Issue 13, pA684
Editorial. Discusses the prevalence of obesity in the U.S. Characterization of childhood overweight; Percentage of obese children in reference to a national survey; Need to understand the etiology of the obesity epidemic.
- An obstetric emergency called peripartum cardiomyopathy! Shaikh, Nissar // Journal of Emergencies, Trauma & Shock;Jan2010, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p39
Peripartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM) is a rare obstetric emergency affecting women in late pregnancy or up to five months of postpartum period. The etiology of PPCM is still not known. It has potentially devastating effects on mother and fetus if not treated early. The signs, symptoms and treatment...
- Women's Perceptions about the Etiology of Urinary Incontinence. Melville, Jennifer L.; Wagner, Lauren E.; Fan, Ming-Yu; Katon, Wayne J.; Newton, Katherine M. // Journal of Women's Health (15409996);Sep2008, Vol. 17 Issue 7, p1093
Objective: Incontinent women have low rates of care seeking and treatment, some of which may be explained by their beliefs about the causes of their own urine loss. As little is known about these beliefs, our aim was to qualitatively assess what women perceive as the etiology of their urinary...
- Acute Gastric Dilatation Resulting in Gastric Emphysema Following Postpartum Hemorrhage. Khan, Suhail Aslam; Boko, Edmond; Khookhar, Haseeb Anwar; Woods, Sheila; Nasr, A. H. // Case Reports in Surgery;2012, p1
Acute gastric dilatation is a rare entity, with varying aetiologies the majority of which are benign. Delay in diagnosis and treatment could result in sequelae such as gastric emphysema (pneumatosis), emphysematous gastritis, gangrene, and perforation. Gastric emphysema as a result of a benign...
- Baseline prevalence of symptoms related to indoor environment. Eriksson, Nils; Stenberg, Berndt // Scandinavian Journal of Public Health;Aug2006, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p387
Aims : Health problems associated with indoor environments have been reported and discussed extensively during the past few decades, not least in Sweden. There is, however, great uncertainty concerning the background prevalence of the symptoms in question. The main objective of the present study...
- Women's Health and the Environment in the 21st Century. Olden, Kenneth; Newbold, Retha R. // Environmental Health Perspectives Supplements;Oct2000 Supplement 5, Vol. 108, p767
Explores the possibilities in broadening current understanding of how the environment impacts women's health in the 21st century. Era of informed preventive care for women of all ages; Ability to finally address the etiology and prevention of disease; Autoimmune diseases; Breast cancer;...