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Fetomaternal outcomes of pregnant women admitted with malaria at Parirenyatwa hospital and in Mashonaland East province of Zimbabwe
INTRODUCTION There are 300million to 500million people who are infected with malaria worldwide every year and the disease kills about 3million yearly. 90% of the cases occur in Sub-Saharan Africa where HIV is also prevalent. ...
Randomised control trial comparing two regimens of prophylactic antibiotics for women undergoing caesarean section
Introduction Infection is one of the major complications of surgery. Caesarean section is the single most important risk factor for postnatal infections . Prophylactic antibiotics have become a standard of management ...
The prevalence and morbidity associated with ectopic pregnancies at Harare central and Parirenyatwa hospitals
Introduction Ectopic pregnancy is amongst the top causes of maternal morbidity and mortality in the first trimester of pregnancy. It represents one of the commonest gynaecological surgical emergencies in Zimbabwe and ...