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Oliver J. A hundred years ago. Eclampsia and its treatment. Practitioner 2015;259 (1784):30

Eclampsia and its treatment

05 Aug 2015Registered users

In New York city itself, the deaths registered from eclampsia in 1902 numbered only 97, but in 1912 they numbered 171. Today in England and Wales, out of every 2,000 confinements one woman dies and seven, roughly speaking, are the subjects of eclampsia, while, strange to say, in Scotland this ratio is nearly doubled.

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