lochia


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lochia

[′lō·kē·ə]
(medicine)
The discharge from the uterus and vagina during the first few weeks after labor.
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Distinguishing RPOC from natural postpartum lochia or uterine atony is not easy.
The lochia, size, position and opening of the cervix, and symmetry and position of the horns (5,11,12) were considered.
The patient had normal lochia in the postoperative period.
The least known signs were signs of puerperal sepsis: foul-smelling lochia (68.2%), and pus from episiotomy (65.6).
Ale lochia nodiflora Sw., Melochia tomentosa L., Sida acuta Bunn., Sida rhombifolia L., y Waltheria indica L.
Secondly, lochia transform the new mother into a contagious source of impurity.
Using the BUBBLE H acronym introduced students to assessment of breast, uterus, bladder, bowels, lochia, episiotomy/perineum, and hemorrhage.
As shown in table 4, regarding coverage of maternal care components, during postnatal check-up within 7 days after delivery, counselling was done on frequent and exclusive breast feeding in 80.1%, asked for fever in 88.0%, asked checked and respond to post-partum haemorrhage in 78.1%, checked perineum for tears/ discharge or pus in 74.8% and checked for foul smelling lochia in 53.6%.
Trump yesterday (Tuesday) unveiled Trump Tower Mumbai--the first and only Trump project in the city, in collaboration with the Lochia Group, India's No.
(1993) visualized snowy appearance of lochia until 18 days postpartum on ultrasonic scanning of Holstein cows.