Pre-term Pre-labour Rupture of Membranes under 36 weeks AO11v3.1

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A clinical guideline  in the management Of Preterm Prelabour Rupture Of The Membranes Under 36 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 .

As of March 2014 it is recommended at NNUH that Erythromycin is given in proven pPROM.

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Date Uploaded
14.12.2016
Date Review
14.12.2017
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