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MaternalMortality - An Investigation Into Maternal...

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An Investigation Into Maternal Mortality Dept. Of Obstetrics and Gynaecology M.K.C.G.Medical College Berhampur, 760004, Orissa, INDIA Dr.SURENDRA NATH PANDA, M.S., Professor Dr.BRAJA BANDHU DASH, M.D., Resident Dr.ARATI PATNAIK, M.D., Assistant Professor Paper presented at the 44 th All India Congress of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists,
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2 Taj Mahal-One of the seven wonders of the world, One of the Greatest monuments, dedicated to the memory of the Queen Mumtaz , by her husband Emperor Sahajahan, is a testimony and a grim reminder of the tragedy of maternal mortality, that can befall any women in childbirth. Taj Mahal
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3 Introduction Maternal mortality is a very sensitive index of M.C.H. Care available in a community. So this study was undertaken at M.K.C.G.Medical College Hospital, BERHAMPUR, ORISSA, INDIA, to analyse all aspects of maternal deaths to find out the responsible factors at different levels of the health care delivery system and to suggest remedial measures.
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4 Period of study: - 01-01-96 to 31-07-2000 Total births - 7244 Normal deliveries - 2467 Complicated / abnormal del. - 4777 Total live births - 6685 Total maternal deaths - 110 Maternal Mortality Rate - 1645 (16.45 / 1000 ) THE MAGNITUDE OF THE TRAGEDY
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5 TABLE I: - AGE OF THE VICTIMS AGE 21-25 26-30 31-35 36-40 41+ TOTAL NUM 28 34 32 12 2 2 110 % 25.45 30.91 29.09 10.91 01.82 01.82 100 TABLE II: - PARITY PARITY PRIMI 1 2 3 4+ TOTAL NUM 32 33 16 16 13 110 % 29.09 30 14.55 14.55 11.81 100 PATIENT PROFILE
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