The European Tribune is a forum for thoughtful dialogue of European and international issues. You are invited to post comments and your own articles.
Please REGISTER to post.
E.coli infection is more likely to take hold in a weakened patient. We are exposed to pathogens more often than we fall ill from them.
So the question is not whether the E.coli came from the foetus, or whether it came form the hospital or was there before she was admitted. The question is whether allowing the natural miscarriage process to proceed for days rather than performing an abortion can tip the chances of falling to opportunistic infections.
In addition, am I mistaken that the abortion might have been performed by inducing delivery rather than by a caesarean? Does that not involve less risk of "surgical" complications?
I distribute. You re-distribute. He gives your hard-earned money to lazy scroungers. -- JakeS
It is a natural process which kicks in in a significant % of pregnancies
IIRC, historically around 25%, mostly depending on how widespread syfilis is in the population. If this looks high it is mostly because a lot of these are in early stages and may not be noticed as a miscarriage.
A vote for PES is a vote for EPP!
A vote for EPP is a vote for PES!
Support the coalition, vote EPP-PES in 2009!
Had heard as much as one third of pregnancies - early stages.
by epochepoque - Mar 7 7 comments
by Cyrille - Mar 8 1 comment
by afew - Mar 7 34 comments
by DoDo - Mar 10 13 comments
by marco - Mar 3 43 comments
by maracatu - Feb 25 13 comments
by Oui - Feb 24 32 comments
by Oui - Mar 1 1 comment
by ARGeezer - Mar 102 comments
by aquilon - Mar 10
by DoDo - Mar 1013 comments
by Cyrille - Mar 81 comment
by epochepoque - Mar 77 comments
by afew - Mar 734 comments
by Oui - Mar 560 comments
by Oui - Mar 413 comments
by marco - Mar 343 comments
by vbo - Mar 123 comments
by Oui - Mar 11 comment
by Oui - Mar 13 comments
by Metatone - Feb 287 comments
by vbo - Feb 27110 comments
by gmoke - Feb 263 comments
by vbo - Feb 25102 comments
by maracatu - Feb 2513 comments
by Oui - Feb 2432 comments
by Oui - Feb 2214 comments
by Oui - Feb 211 comment