Pre-term Pre-labour Rupture of Membranes under 37 weeks AO11v6
A clinical guideline in the management Of Preterm Prelabour Rupture Of The Membranes Under 37 Weeks .
Premature birth occurs in 6 to 8% of pregnancies and is associated with significant neonatal morbidity and mortality. About one third of cases is associated with preterm pre-labour rupture of the membranes pPROM .
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