Managing heart conditions in pregnancy

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dc.contributor.author Murphy, Margaret M.
dc.contributor.editor Hunter, Niall
dc.date.accessioned 2016-05-13T10:19:21Z
dc.date.available 2016-05-13T10:19:21Z
dc.date.issued 2010-11
dc.identifier.citation Murphy, Margaret M. (2010) 'Managing Heart Conditions in Pregnancy', Forum: Journal of the Irish College of General Practitioners, November, pp. 49-51. en
dc.identifier.volume November 2010 en
dc.identifier.startpage 49 en
dc.identifier.endpage 51 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/2549
dc.description.abstract Healthcare professionals are encountering more andmore women with cardiac conditions contemplating pregnancyor when pregnant than ever before. Advances insurgical treatment of congenital cardiac anomalies meanmany more women are now reaching childbearing age andcontemplating pregnancy than would hitherto have beenseen.Due to the fact that Irish figures have not been availablethus far on the effects of cardiac disease on pregnancy andvice versa, we have come to rely on statistics from our nearestneighbour the UK. The Centre for Maternal and ChildEnquiries (CMACE) is an independent charity. Its missionis to improve the health of mothers, babies and children bycarrying out confidential enquiries and other related workon a UK wide basis and widely disseminating the results. Itproduces a report every three years into maternal fatalitiesin the previous three-year period. The most recent reportwas published in 2007, reflecting the deaths that occurredin 2002-2005. In the most recent CMACE triennial reportinto maternal mortality (2002-2005) for the first time cardiacdisease was found to be the leading cause of maternaldeath among women in the UK, with a maternal mortalityrate for heart disease of 2.27 per 100,000 maternities. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher MedMedia Group en
dc.relation.uri https://www.icgp.ie/assets/71/17D1A2CD-19B9-E185-837B55B234CC6281_document/Cardiacandpregnancy49-52.pdf
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dc.subject IHD en
dc.subject Ischaemic heart disease en
dc.subject Myocardial infarction en
dc.subject MI en
dc.subject Pregnancy en
dc.subject Obese en
dc.subject Overweight en
dc.title Managing heart conditions in pregnancy en
dc.type Article (non peer-reviewed) en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Margaret Murphy, Nursing and Midwifery, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. +353-21-490-3000 Email: mgt.murphy@ucc.ie en
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dc.date.updated 2010-12-14T21:23:24Z
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dc.description.status Not peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.journaltitle Forum: Journal of the Irish College of General Practitioners en
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dc.internal.IRISemailaddress mgt.murphy@ucc.ie en


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