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The relationship between pregnancy induced hypertension (PIH) self care knowledge and hypertension control among pregnant mothers aged 18 to 49 years in Bindura District
Hypertension control among pregnant mothers with pregnancy induced hypertension (PIH) appears difficult to achieve. Part of the reason for poor control of hypertension in these women might be limited PIH self care knowledge. ...
Occurrence of diabetogenic changes in pregnancy among black women in an urban setting
(University of Zimbabwe, College of Health Sciences, 2005)
Objective: To find out if pregnancy in black Zimbabwean women is a diabetogenic state using basal blood levels of cortisol, insulin, C-peptide and glucose. Methods: 111 women (28 non-pregnant, 29 first trimester, 26 second ...
Malaria in pregnancy
(University of Zimbabwe, College of Health Sciences, 2008)
It is estimated that, nearly five billion episodes of clinical malaria occur worldwide each year. The disease causes about three million deaths annually with Africa suffering 90% of this burden.'it is also estimated that ...
Heterotopic pregnancy of a ruptured ectopic pregnancy coexisting with a twin intra-uterine pregnancy: A case report
(University of Zimbabwe, College of Health Sciences, 2001)
A case of ruptured ectopic and twin intra-uterine pregnancy is presented. The patient had conceived following ovulation induction with clomiphene citrate
Liver and kidney function tests in normal and pre-eclamptic gestation: A comparison with non-gestational reference values
(University of Zimbabwe, College of Health Sciences, 2002)
Objective: To compare liver and kidney function tests in pre-eclampsia and in uncomplicated pregnancy and to relate the results to physiological reference values. Design: Prospective cross sectional study. Setting: Antenatal ...
A prospective study of hypertension in pregnancy at Harare maternity hospital
(University of Zimbabwe, College of Health Sciences, 1986)
rat of patients during a one-month study within the Greater Harare Obstetric Unit. Pre-eclampsia was the most common type of hypertension present in 72 (33,6%) patients. The :pidemiological characteristics of the patients ...