Vol. 4, Issue 12 (2018)
Assessment of maternal morbidity in elective and emergency caesarean section in Bihar
Author(s): Dr. Shalini Kumari, Dr. Pallawi Singh, Dr. Ajeet Kumar
Abstract: Elective caesarean is a term used when the procedure is done at a pre-arranged time during pregnancy to ensure the best quality of obstetrics, anaesthesia, neonatal resuscitation and nursing services. The procedure is termed as emergency caesarean section when it is performed due to unforeseen or acute obstetric emergencies. It is seen that morbidity and mortality are associated more with emergency procedures than with elective procedures. With this background the study was conducted to Study maternal morbidity of elective and emergency caesarean sections. The study was conducted in SKMCH in Obstetrics and Gynaecology department. The approval of ethical committee had been taken along with the consent from the patients were also taken. Total 50 females having are group of 22-40 year were enrolled in to the study between January 2017 to December 2017. Maternal morbidity was found to be more in emergency caesarean sections than in elective caesarean sections. Emergency caesarean sections are unavoidable. This study is to highlight the fact that caesarean sections done as an emergency for any indication has its share of problems to the mother and hence caution must be exerted in proper planning of the cases.
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