International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Analysis Study Research Paper | Medicine | India | Volume 11 Issue 5, May 2022


A Review of Outcome in Mothers with Sepsis in a Tertiary Referral Center in South India Coimbatore

Dr. R. Sasikala | Dr. P. Sankar [2] | Dr. Murugalakshmi


Abstract: Objectives: To review various manifestations and evaluate the outcome of sepsis in mothers. Materials & Methods: This retrospective study was conducted from February 2019 - February 2020 in the maternity unit of Government Coimbatore medical college Hospital, Coimbatore. All mothers admitted in ICU and HDU with various manifestations of sepsis were evaluated from the case records of labour ward. Results: Totally 64 mothers were evaluated. Mothers with comorbid conditions and high SOFA score had poor outcome. They were intensively managed with higher antibiotics, blood transfusion, assisted ventilator support and evacuation of septic foci. Conclusion: Sepsis being 35% of total ICU admissions needs early interventions and management to prevent maternal mortality. Pre - existing comorbid conditions require an alteration in the endpoint of goals of resuscitation for successful resuscitation.


Keywords: SOFA score, sepsis, outcome


Edition: Volume 11 Issue 5, May 2022,


Pages: 2068 - 2071


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