Why Don�t Depressed Pregnant Women Follow Through With Mental Health Referral?
Why Don’t Depressed Pregnant Women Follow Through With Mental Health Referral?
Simultaneous, traumatic rupture of both the uterus and intestinal viscous is a rare, potentially catastrophic event. A 25 year old parturient at 19 weeks gestation sustained blunt abdominal trauma after falling from a ‘motorcycle taxi’. Her initial physical assessment was unremarkable. An ultrasound performed on hospital day 2 demonstrated hemoperitoneum and fetal demise, suggestive of uterine rupture. At laparotomy, uterine and rectosigmoid rupture were identified and repaired.