African Journal of
Medical and Health Sciences

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Med. Health Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2384-5589
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJMHS
  • Start Year: 2017
  • Published Articles: 60

Full Length Research Paper

Foeto-maternal outcome of abruptio placentae at a Nigerian tertiary hospital

N. Adewole
  • N. Adewole
  • Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Abuja Teaching Hospital Abuja, Nigeria.
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A. D. Isah
  • A. D. Isah
  • Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Abuja Teaching Hospital Abuja, Nigeria.
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I. F. Osinachi
  • I. F. Osinachi
  • Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Abuja Teaching Hospital Abuja, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 05 February 2019
  •  Accepted: 02 May 2019
  •  Published: 30 June 2019


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