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Walthamstow 1936

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Walthamstow]

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POST-PARTUM HAEMORRHAGE.

There were 12 cases of post-partum haemorrhage.

No. of Cases.
Primiparae.Multiparae.All Cases.
Vertex presentation7310
Spontaneous delivery
Forceps11
Twins11
Total9312
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Percentage of cases—1.8%.
Manual removal of the placenta was performed 6 times for
post-partum haemorrhage.
There was one case of pyrexia following this operation.
There was one maternal death from shock following manual
removal of the placenta.


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