On the evening of the 17th he delivered a patient, who was seized with puerperal fever on the 19th, and died on the 24th.
The phenomena of puerperal fever originate in a vitiation of the fluids.
It was this defect which gave to the advocates of the specificity of puerperal fever their real importance.
She recovered, but after the symptoms of puerperal fever passed away she had secondary abscesses of the lungs.
Pasteur's discovery of the microbial cause of puerperal fever has in itself enormously reduced the deaths of women in child-birth.
The various forms of puerperal fever depend on this one cause, and may readily be deduced from it.
A puerperal fever put an end to her grief, leaving a beautiful daughter motherless.
At what period of their life are cows the most liable to be attacked with puerperal fever?
Alleged sudden and great decrease of mortality from puerperal fever.
At what period of their lives are cows the most liable to be attacked with puerperal fever?
puerperal fever n.
An illness caused by infection of the endometrium following childbirth or an abortion, marked by fever and septicemia and usually caused by unsterile technique. Also called childbed fever.