J. H. MUSSER, M.D., F.A.C.P.; W. A. SODEMAN, M.D.; R. H. TURNER, M.D.
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The vast literature of the abnormal puerperium concerns itself almost entirely with complications immediately preceding labor, during labor, and in the first ten days postpartum. Those complications manifested later, especially with an interval of apparent health before their development, have received but little consideration. A group of cases representing such puerperal complications has been seen in the Tulane medical unit of the Charity Hospital of Louisiana. At least two distinct groups have been recognized, (1) patients without evidence of disease until the puerperal period, who, within three to five days following delivery, developed signs of sepsis, followed in 14 to
MUSSER JH, SODEMAN WA, TURNER RH. HEART FAILURE OR ACUTE NEPHRITIS WITH ONSET ABOUT THREE WEEKS AFTER DELIVERY1. Ann Intern Med. ;12:739–753. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-12-6-739
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1938;12(6):739-753.
Cardiology, Heart Failure, Nephrology.
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