Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: preterm premature rupture of membranes

  • Broken water

    Erika L. LundgrinCleveland, Ohio, United States A young girl is sitting in the room, pregnant, water broken, waiting. I know by a quick glance in her chart that we have no information about her in the system. A good history will provide all of the important details of her pregnancy: a small challenge, one I…