Search for dissertations about: "legal and illegal abortions"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words legal and illegal abortions.

  1. 1. Maternal mortality in Sweden

    University dissertation from Umeå : Obstetrik och gynekologi

    Author : Ulf Högberg; Umeå universitet.; [1985]
    Keywords : history of medicine; maternal health services; family planning; pregnancy complications; legal and illegal abortions; puerperal infections; embolism; cesarean section; maternal mortality; pregnancy care;

    Abstract : Every year about half a million women die from complications of pregnancy, parturition and puerperium, most of which are preventable. The purpose of this thesis was to chart the distribution and decline in maternal mortality in Sweden between 1751 and 1980, and furthermore to characterize positive (predisposing) factors and negative (protective) factors of maternal mortality. READ MORE

  2. 2. Maternal outcome of pregnancy in Mozambique with special reference to abortion-related morbidity and mortality

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Public Health Sciences

    Author : Fernanda Machungo; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2002]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Abortion; adolescents; sexually transmitted disease; maternal mortality; health economy; Maputo; Mozambique;

    Abstract : In the capital city of one of the least developed countries, and using a hospital-based approach: The general aim was to characterise women who have undergone illegally and legally induced abortions, and to show the magnitude of both maternal mortality and abortion-related severe morbidity in adolescents and non-adolescents, in order to call the attention of decision-makers and health planners to this hazardous reality. Methods: In the Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics of the Hospital Central do Maputo, 103 women undergoing induced legal abortion (LA), 103 women with confirmed, recent illegal abortion (IA), and 100 antenatal clinic (AC) attendees were compared, in order to find characteristic features regarding level of education, habitation, household, employment and religious belief. READ MORE