Search for dissertations about: "legal and illegal abortions"

Found 1 swedish dissertation 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