puerperal

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pu·er·per·al

 (pyo͞o-ûr′pər-əl)
adj.
Relating to, connected with, or occurring during childbirth or the period immediately following childbirth.

[From Latin puerper, a woman in childbed : puer, child, boy; see pau- in Indo-European roots + parere, to bear; see -parous.]

puerperal

(pjuːˈɜːpərəl)
adj
(Gynaecology & Obstetrics) of, relating to, or occurring during the puerperium
[C18: from New Latin puerperālis relating to childbirth; see puerperium]

pu•er•per•al

(pyuˈɜr pər əl)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to a woman in childbirth.
2. pertaining to or connected with childbirth.
[1760–70; < New Latin puerperālis of childbirth. See puerpera, -al1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.puerperal - relating to or connected with or occurring at the time of childbirth or shortly following, or to the woman who has just given birth
Translations

puerperal

[pjʊ(ː)ˈɜːpərəl]
A. ADJpuerperal
B. CPD puerperal fever Nfiebre f puerperal
puerperal psychosis Npsicosis f inv puerperal

pu·er·per·al

a. puerperal, concerniente al puerperio.

puerperal

adj puerperal
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The control group inclusion criteria included non-pregnant or puerperant patients, aged [greater than or equal to] 18 years with no acute kidney failure, chronic kidney failure, sepsis, ischemic stroke, liver failure, acute pulmonary edema, PAD, deep vein thrombosis, acute coronary syndrome, pulmonary embolism, mesenteric ischemia, cardiopulmonary arrest, multi-trauma, Tissue Plasminogen Activator (TPA)-related hemorrhage or acute trauma.
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The puerperant woman eats more in order to have more milk and an excessive intake of carbohydrate-rich foods is encouraged.
Among the practices were carrying out a ritual called "kirkinicikarma"(puerperant women's celebrating the 40th day of delivery) (70.1%), covering the belly of puerperants (50.5%), carrying out a ritual called "yirmikirkicikarmak" (puerperant women's celebrating the 20th day of delivery) for puerperants (44.7%), and not leaving puerperants at home alone (38.8%).
Excluded among FMS patients and MLBP patients were those who had been using thyroid hormone for the last three months, who used oral contraceptive pills, received a previous treatment with GH, pregnant or puerperant patients, those who had intracranial space occupying lesion, and any relevant endocrine disorder including diabetes mellitus, and those with systemic disease (thyroid function disorder, vitamin D deficiency, diabetes mellitus, liver and renal dysfunction, neuropsychiatric disease, morbid obesity, and other systemic or joint inflammatory rheumatic conditions, previous or current malignancies).
Patients with a diagnosis of "bipolar disorder complete remission" according to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manuel of Mental Disorders, fourth edition were included in the study Patients with a diagnosis of mental retardation, chronic physical disease, substance use disorder and pregnant or puerperant patients were excluded from the study None of the patients underwent electroconvulsive therapy in the last 2 months.
Excluded from the study were patients who were infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) or hepatitis C and delta, were alcoholics, used immunosuppressive or hepatotoxic drugs in the preceding six months, were diabetics, had hypertension, were pregnant or puerperant, or had comorbidities of auto-immune nature.
The aim of the present study was explained to each pregnant woman and puerperant, and informed consent was obtained from all women.