Obstet Gynecol 2021 Aug;138(2):289-304
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Connecticut, Farmington, Connecticut; the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Eglin Air Force Base, Eglin, Florida; and the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland.
Maternal sepsis is an obstetric emergency and a leading cause of maternal morbidity and mortality. Early recognition in a pregnant or postpartum patient can be a challenge as the normal physiologic changes of pregnancy may mask the signs and symptoms of sepsis. Bedside assessment tools may aid in the detection of maternal sepsis. Read More