Post-cesarean section puerperal morbidity. The incidence and risk factors at Srinagarind Hospital

S Pothinam, T Chanpoo, P Lumbiganon
Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand 1992, 75 (3): 173-7
We found that the incidence of post-cesarean puerperal morbidity at Srinagarind Hospital, Khon Kaen University was 5.5 per cent, which is very low compared to other reports. Statistically significant risk factors for post-cesarean puerperal morbidity included having less than 4 antenatal care visits, duration of labour longer than 12 hours and absence of prophylactic antibiotics.

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