A lumbar puncture also known as a spinal tap, is a medical procedure that involves the insertion of a needle into the lower back to collect cerebrospinal fluid.
What Types of Tests are Done in Pregnancy?
The types of tests that are done in pregnancy are blood test, urine test, ultrasound, prenatal screening, cervical screening, and fetal assessment.
Puerperal Pyrexia: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention
Puerperal pyrexia, also known as puerperal fever is a rise of temperature (fever) reaching 100.4° F or more within the first 10 days after delivery.
Polyhydramnios: Causes, Symptoms, Complications and Treatment
Polyhydramnios is a condition of accumulation of excessive amniotic fluid (exceeds 2000 ml) surrounding the foetus causing discomfort to the pregnant woman.
Septic Abortion: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention
Septic abortion is any type of abortion (spontaneous or induced) associated with infection of the uterus and its content during or after 20 weeks of gestation.
Need of Preconceptional Counselling and Care
When a couple is seen and counselled about course and outcome of pregnancy well before the time of actual conception is called preconceptional counselling.
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