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Saturday, August 6, 2016

Complications in the postpartum period

emDocs - January 28, 2015 - Author: Al-Joburi D - Editors: Koyfman A and Bright J
..."Postpartum complications include a large spectrum that extends far beyond Sheehan’s syndrome, which was the one complication embedded in us during medical school. These complications can affect any organ system and present in any way, so it is important to keep them on your differential when presented with common ED complaints, such as headache, shortness of breath, or fever...."
  • Preeclampsia/Eclampsia
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy (PPCM)
  • Thromboembolic Disease
  • Postpartum Infection