Puerperal sepsis – organ disorders

The term sepsis refers  to the presence of pyogenic or other pathogenic organisms and their toxins in tissues or in the blood. Shock is the inability (regardless of the underlying cause) for  the circulatory system to maintain adequate cellular perfusion. Inadequate...

Obstetrician – Apgar Score

The Apgar Score a measuring mechanism The Apgar Score is derived from an Apgar test, used by Obstetricians to assess the physical condition of a newborn baby. The Apgar test is usually conducted at one minute and five minutes after birth. Developed in 1952, the Apgar...

Obstetrician – Detecting Ovulation – BBT

There are three methods that we will look at in detecting ovulation. Ovulation is the process of an ovarian follicle discharging an egg for the purpose of fertilisation. In this article we will look at the first of those three methods and discuss the process and its...