Words nearby puerperal eclampsia
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Eclampsia, first described by Hippocrates 2,400 years ago, is the medical name for seizures during pregnancy.Beyond ‘Downton Abbey’: Preeclampsia Maternal Deaths Continue Today|Eleni Tsigas, Christine Morton|January 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Puerperal, pū-ėr′pėr-al, adj. relating to childbirth—also Pūer′perous.
This operation is advocated by some obstetricians in certain cases of eclampsia and placenta prvia.
In epidemics of puerperal fever this form of erysipelas has been specially found to prevail.
Poison was of course suspected; but her death was really caused by puerperal convulsions (eclampsia).
The whole of the preceding remarks apply even more to children and to puerperal women than to patients in general.Notes on Nursing|Florence Nightingale