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Table 3 Diagnosis, intervention and outcome of cases

From: Quality of antenatal care in rural southern Tanzania: a reality check

No. Diagnosis by health professional Intervention Outcome
mother
Outcome baby Complication
1 Prenatal eclampsia + Antepartum haemorrhage Caesarean section Alive Still birth Temporary renal
failure + urinal incontinence
2 Postnatal eclampsia Vaginal delivery Alive Macerated
still birth
Perineal tears +
puerperal sepsis
3 Pre eclamptic toxaemia Vaginal delivery Alive Stillbirth Perineal tears
4 Pre eclamptic toxaemia Caesarean section Alive Alive Nil
5 Obstructed labour Caesarean section Alive Alive Umbilical sepsis
6 Obstructed labour + foetal distress) Caesarean section Alive Alive Nil
7 Antepartum haemorrhage Caesarean section Blood transfusion Alive Stillbirth Nil
8 Antepartum haemorrhage Caesarean section Alive Still birth Nil
9 Post partum haemorrhage due retained placenta Bi-manual removal of placenta Alive Alive Nil
10 Post partum haemorrhage due to atonic uterus Oxytocin,
Blood transfusion
Alive Alive Nil
11 Normal delivery Vaginal delivery Alive Alive Nil
12 Normal delivery + foetal distress Vaginal delivery Alive Alive Nil