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dc.contributor.authorClooney, L
dc.contributor.authorRonayne, A
dc.contributor.authorGlennon, K
dc.contributor.authorBrennan, M
dc.contributor.authorHickey, N
dc.contributor.authorMagee, C
dc.contributor.authorCooley, S
dc.contributor.authorEogan, M
dc.contributor.authorDrew, R.J
dc.date.accessioned2019-07-26T11:44:05Z
dc.date.available2019-07-26T11:44:05Z
dc.date.issued2019-06
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/624796
dc.description.abstractAcute pyelonephritis is one of the most common medical complications of pregnancy. It occurs in 0.5–2% of pregnant women and can result in significant maternal and fetal morbidity1,2. Additionally there is a financial burden on the hospital due to prolonged inpatient stays, increased preterm birth rate and associated neonatal care 3. Although there have been many studies evaluating the benefit of treating asymptomatic bacteriuria to prevent pyelonephritis in pregnancy, there is little recent evidence around how to treat pyelonephritis in pregnancy 4-6. In 1995 a study was published which showed the benefit of ceftriaxone in pregnancy, when compared to cefazolin but did not address issues such as prophylaxis during the remaining pregnancy and need for additional gentamicinen_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherIrish Medical Journalen_US
dc.rightsAttribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 United States*
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/us/*
dc.subjectOBSTETRICSen_US
dc.subjectPREGNANCYen_US
dc.subjectKIDNEY DISEASEen_US
dc.subjectCLINICAL PATHWAYSen_US
dc.titleImpact of Introduction of a Clinical Pathway for the Management of Pyelonephritis on Obstetric Patients: a Quality Improvement Projecten_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
dc.identifier.journalIrish Medical Journalen_US
dc.description.fundingNo fundingen_US
dc.description.provinceLeinsteren_US
dc.description.peer-reviewpeer-reviewen_US
refterms.dateFOA2019-07-26T11:44:08Z


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