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Subject:  Re: If We Can Prevent Even One Death!!!! Date:  2/13/2013  12:07 PM
Author:  vkg Number:  671406 of 876033

I wonder how dated those stats are. I've been in practice long enough at a high risk obstetric hospital and according to these stats I've should've seen multiple maternal deaths. I've seen zero. My partners have seen zero. So either we're really lucky or something has changed since the study was done.

Medical care has changed. Even so, I am surprised that you haven't seen any deaths. A relative had a very close call with eclampsia. Both survived. The child has medical and developmental problems. A more serious result is a friend's daughter who kidney's both failed. I don't know the details. Her mother is being evaluated as a possible kidney donor.
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