Dr Marthinus Schoon
Position
Senior Lecturer/Med Specialist
Department
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Address
GN 321
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
G 71
Telephone
Office
321
Information

Short CV

 Qualified as a obstetrician in 1987 (M.Med [O&G] Free State university)

Lecurer department of obstetrics & Gynecology 1987 -2001. Established an obstetrical high care unit and worked as maternal specialist.

2001 Obtained a PhD (Free State University)     Thesis: Severe Morbidity and mortality associated with Cardiac disease during pregnancy in the Free State public health service

2001-2010 Appointed as chief specialist and head of clinical services at Pelonomi hospital.

2010-  Appointed jointly with the Department of Health and the University as community obstetrician and head of a maternal and child health task team in the province to reduce mortalities in mothers and children.

 

Has been a member of the Ministerial Committee for Confidential Enquiries into Maternal Deaths (NCCEMD) since 2001.

Publications

 Allen L.A., Schoon M.G.: Laparoscopic diagnosis of acute pelvic inflammatory disease. Br J Obstet Gynaecol. 1983 Oct; 90 (10):966-8
Allen L.A., Schoon M.G.: Diagnostic laparoscopy and management of patients with confirmed acute pelvic inflammatory disease. S Afr Med J. 1984 Feb 11;65(6):201-2
Burchell H.J., Schoon M.G.: The value of laparoscopy in the diagnosis of acute pelvic inflammatory disease S Afr Med J 1987 Aug 1;72(3) : 197-8
Schoon M.G., Van der Walt J, Fourie H, Venter J. Blood pressure profiles and fetal outcome in African patients.Int J Obstet Gynecol. 1990;33(2):111-4
Marais N F, Schoon M G, Kruger A J. Swangerskaps-geassosieerde enkefalopatie en neuropatie: Tiamiengebrek as etiologie. Geneeskunde. 1990 ;32(8):12-4
Maria B, Dublanchet A, Strecker J, Dennemark N, Genazzi A, Fioretti P, Schoon M, Montosa JX et al. Comparative evaluation of Clindamycin Gentamycin and Cefoxitin Doxycycline for treatment of pelvic inflamatory disease - A multicenter trial. Acata Obst. Gyn. Scand. 1992;71(2):129-134
Schoon MG. The dilemma of elevated blood pressure in pregnancy. Hospital & Specialist Medicine Feb 1992
Spies CA, , Bam RH, AR Muir, MG Schoon, I Niemand. The prevalence and signifficance of hypertensive disease in pregnant black women. Hypertension in Pregnancy 1995; 14:187-193
HS Cronje,RH Bam, Cronje HS, Schoon MG, Wiid M, Niemand I. Maternal deaths in Bloemfontein, South Africa. S Afr Med J 1995; 85:753-755
HS Cronje, RH Bam, MG Schoon. Sexually transmitted diseases- Time for action (letter). S Afr Med J 1995; 85:791-792
HS Cronje, RH Bam, AR Muir,MG Schoon I Niemand. The prevalence of postpartum hypertension in black women. J Obstet Gynecol 1996; 16:331 -334
Schoon MG, Bam RH. Wolmarans L. Cardiac disease in pregnancy. A Free State profile. S Afr Med J 1997; 87:Cardiovascular suppl1, c19-c22
Stevens JE, Vosloo SM, Buchanalee B, Mokhobo KP, Schoon MG. Cardiovascular disease in pregnancy Part 1. Round table discussion. S Afr Med J 1997; 87: Cardiovascular suppl, C172 - C 180
Stevens JE, Vosloo SM, Buchanalee B, Mokhobo KP, Schoon MG. Cardiovascular disease in pregnancy Part 2. Round table discussion. S Afr Med J 1997; 87: Cardiovascular suppl, C223 - C 230
Schoon MG (letter). Duty beyond call. S Afr Med J 1998; 88:287
Fouche JP, Heyns PM, Fourie MC, Schoon MG, Bam RH. The Pscychological needs of African Women in Western-orientated obstetrical care. S Afr J Psycol 1998; 28(2): 71-73
Pattinson RC, Makin JD, Funk M, Delport SD, Macdonald AP, Norman K, Kirsten G, Stewart C, Woods D, Moller G, Coetzee E, Smith P, Anthony J, Schoon M, Grobler S. The Use of Dexamethasone in Women with Preterm Premature Rupture of Membranes - A Multicenter, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Randomized Trial. S Afr Med J 1999; 89(8): 865-870
Schoon MG. Hartsiekte in swangerskap. Geneeskunde 2001;43(4):13-17
Schoon MG. Risikogradering in swangerskap. Geneeskunde 2001;43(8):44-46
Schoon MG. Proportional tertiary bed distribution in a maternity unit. S Afr Med J 2002;92(2):98-100
Pattinson RC, Buchman E, Mantel G, Schoon M, Rees H. Can enquiries into severe acute maternal morbidity act as a surrogate for maternal death enquiries? Br J Obstet Gynaecol 2003;110(10):889-893
Afman IE, Cronje HS, Joubert G, Badenhorst PN, Schoon MG. Antinuclear antibody testing in obstetric patients. S Afr Med J 2003;93:932-937
Jordaan DJ, Schoon MG, Badenhorst PN. Thrombophilia screening in pregnancy.
Obstet Gynecol Surv. 2005 Jun;60(6):394-404.
Schoon MG. Discussion platform between midwifery educators and health professionals in the Free State province, SAJOG 2011;17( 2):28-30

CHAPTERS IN BOOKS
Schoon M G . Antepartum bloeding. In: Obstetrie Protokol (1 st Ed), Ed Cronjè Grobler, Gutenburg Boekdrukkers. Pretoria-wes 1989.
Schoon M G . Depressie. In: Obstetrie Protokol (1 st Ed), Ed Cronjè Grobler, Gutenburg Boekdrukkers. Pretoria-wes 1989.
Schoon M G . Episiotomie. In: Obstetrie Protokol (1 st Ed), Ed Cronjè Grobler, Gutenburg Boekdrukkers. Pretoria-wes 1989.
Schoon M G . Intrauteriene groeivertraging. In: Obstetrie Protokol (1 st Ed), Ed Cronjè Grobler, Gutenburg Boekdrukkers. Pretoria-wes 1989.
Schoon M G . Magnesiumsulfaat. In: Obstetrie Protokol (1 st Ed), Ed Cronjè Grobler, Gutenburg Boekdrukkers. Pretoria-wes 1989.
Schoon M G . Pynverligting tydens kraam. In: Obstetrie Protokol (1 st Ed), Ed Cronjè Grobler, Gutenburg Boekdrukkers. Pretoria-wes 1989.
Schoon M G Meganisme van Kraam. In: Verloskunde (3rd Ed),Ed Cronje Grobler Visser Brummer, Haum Publ. Cape Town 1990.
Schoon M G Aanvang van Kraam en Uterus Spierweking. In:Verloskunde (3rd Ed), Ed Cronje Grobler Visser Brummer, Haum Publ. Cape Town 1990
Schoon M G Hantering van Kraam. In: Verloskunde (3rd Ed),Ed Cronje Grobler Visser Brummer, Haum Publ. Cape Town 1990
Schoon M G Destruktiewe Prosedures en Simfisiotomie. In:Verloskunde (3rd Ed),Ed Cronje Grobler Visser Brummer, Haum Publ. Cape Town 1990
Schoon M G Mechanism of Labour. In: Obstetrics in Southern Africa (1st Ed 1996),Ed Cronje Grobler Visser Brummer, Haum Publ. Cape Town .
Schoon M G Onset of labour and miometrial action. In:Obstetrics in Southern Africa (1st Ed 1996), Ed Cronje Grobler Visser Brummer, Haum Publ. Cape Town
Schoon M G Management of labour. In: Obstetrics in Southern Africa (1st Ed 1996),Ed Cronje Grobler Visser Brummer, Haum Publ. Cape Town
Schoon M G Destructive Procedures and Sympfisiotomy In:Obstetrics in Southern Africa (1st Ed 1996),Ed Cronje Grobler Visser Brummer, Haum Publ. Cape Town
Schoon MG Acute collapse in Saving Mothers Second report on confidential enquiries into maternal deaths in South Africa 1999-2001. State publishers 2002 ISBN1-875017-80-1
Schoon M G Mechanism of Labour. In: Obstetrics in Southern Africa (2nd Ed 2003),Ed Cronje, Grobler. Van Schaik, Pretoria .
Schoon M G Physiology of labour and delivery. In:Obstetrics in Southern Africa (2nd Ed 2003), Ed Cronje, Grobler. Van Schaik, Pretoria .
Schoon M G Drugs acting on the uterus and cervix. In: Obstetrics in Southern Africa (2nd Ed 2003), Ed Cronje, Grobler. Van Schaik, Pretoria .
Schoon M G Cardiac disease in pregnancy. In: Obstetrics in Southern Africa (2nd Ed 2003), Ed Cronje, Grobler. Van Schaik, Pretoria .
Schoon MG Acute collapse in National Committee on the Confidential Enquiries into Maternal Deaths. Saving Mothers :Report on Confidential Enquiries into Maternal Deaths in South Africa 2001-2004. Dept of Health, Pretoria, 2006.
L Bamford E Buchmann, S Fawcus N Khaole, G Lamacraft, H Lombaard, M Masasa, S Monokoane, J Moodley, R C Pattinson, C Rout, M Schoon, W Steyn, M Titus, S Velaphi “Essential steps in the management of common conditions associated with maternal mortality” National Department of Health, Pretoria, 2007
Schoon MG Acute collapse in National Committee on the Confidential Enquiries into Maternal Deaths. Saving Mothers :Report on Confidential Enquiries into Maternal Deaths in South Africa 2005-2007. Dept of Health, Pretoria, 2009.
Schoon M, The role of Management in PPH, IN: A Monograph of the management of post partum haemorrhage (2010) Ed Fawcus, Moodley, National department of Health, Pretoria ISBN978-1-96840-706-4

 

Area(s) of Interest

Maternal mortality

Adverse outcome monitoring in health systems

Occupational health

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