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McClintock's sign

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A pulse rate of more than 100 per minute as being indicative of postpartum haemorrhage if it occurs an hour or more after parturition.

Description

A pulse rate of more than 100 per minute as being indicative of postpartum haemorrhage if it occurs an hour or more after parturition. 1851.

Bibliography

  • Harry Wain (1907-1970):
    The Story Behind the Word. Some Interesting Origins of Medical Terms.
    Springfield, Illinois, Charles C. Thomas, 1958.

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