Severe Obstetric Complications on the Increase
More Caesarean deliveries a possible cause, study suggests,,,,
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 21 (HealthDay News) -- Although less than 1 percent of women giving birth experience severe complications, a new report shows the rate of such complications increased significantly between 1998 and 2005.
Horizon Gynecology & Obstetric Associates Chooses Sage Intergy EHR
TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Horizon Gynecology & Obstetric
Associates -- a multi-site, 12-physician, 5-nurse practitioner practice
comprised of Atlanta Gynecology & Obstetrics and Gynecology & Obstetrics of
DeKalb -- have chosen the integrated Sage Intergy practice manageme...
USAID Awards $70 Million for the Prevention and Treatment of Obstetric Fistula
WASHINGTON, Feb. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Agency for
International Development (USAID) announced a $70 million, five-year
program to prevent and treat obstetric
fistula in developing countries.
Fistula Care aims to increase access to emergency obstetrical care and will
work with ...
Comparison of obstetric outcomes between on-call and patients' own obstetricians
Pregnant women frequently ask their physician will you be delivering my baby" Dr. Haim A. Abenhaim MPH and co-authors wanted to determine whether obstetric
outcomes differed between women whose babies were delivered by their own obstetrician and those attended by an on-call obstetrician who did n...
If Baby Is Breech, Technology Might Help
...ogy and reproductive sciences, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn.; American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Committee on obstetric
Practice, July 2006, committee opinion; March 28, 2008, BMJ , online; Aug. 3, 2006, BMJ ; American Academy of Family Physicians (www.familydoctor.or...
Hoag Hospital Certified as Baby-Friendly Facility
...ding through its team of International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLC). This team provides prenatal breastfeeding classes through Hoag's obstetric
(OB) Education Program, in-hospital instruction and support to new mothers, and a postpartum breastfeeding clinic that provides one-on-one consultatio...
Autism May Be Linked to Mom's Autoimmune Disease
...es might have a role in autism is genetic, Eaton said. Children who are born underweight or premature are at higher risk for autism, and both of these obstetric
problems are associated with celiac disease, he added.
"There may be an overlap in the genetics of some of the autoimmune diseases and autism that...
Appeals Court OKs Multimillion-Dollar Judgment for Dallas Doctor
...istrict of Texas at Dallas found in favor of Dr. Neal Fisher following a 2007 judgment against Pinnacle Anesthesia Consultants, P.A., which provides obstetric
anesthesiology services to Dallas Presbyterian Hospital. With post-judgment interest accruing since the trial, the amount of the judgment is now in ex...
American Board of Family Medicine Obstetrics Formed
...eted advanced training in maternity care, including operative obstetrics.
ABFMO® was formed to fill a definitive need for family medicine obstetric
physicians, according to ABFMO® Chair Daniel M. Avery, M.D. Dr. Avery is an Associate Professor and Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics &am...
Off-label morning sickness drug deemed safe for fetuses -- Ben-Gurion U. researchers
...is part of the doctoral thesis of Ilan Matok and was conducted by the three Israeli entities as part of the BeMORE collaboration (Ben-Gurion MotheRisk obstetric
Registry of Exposure). The study of the safety of other medications commonly used off-label in pregnancy is an ongoing project of BeMORE investigator...
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Multi Frequency Convex Abdominal Transducer UST-9103-5
Description:... With this more compact transducer face, this is the transducer of choice for obstetric
imaging in areas with a small acoustic window....
Sensitivity of 90% and a specificity of 97% according to the clinical data (Data on file, CooperSurgical)
Clinical utility demonstrated in an obstetric
Excellent correlation to the full Amsel criteria
Evaluates pH and amines easily and rapidly from a single sample
Simply apply vagi...
Obstetric in Medical Definition
Electrical impedance tomography
Obstetric in Medical Dictionary
...ily ... Your doctor inserts a speculum into your vagina and opens it slightly so he or ... Current and accurate information for patients about obstetric
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... HELLP syndrome is a life-threatening obstetric
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...organ and the outside world that ... HOME WHAT IS FISTULA ?HAMLIN/ETHIOPIA D.R. CONGO ANGOLA AFGHANISTAN ABOUT US HOW ... What are the causes of obstetric
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Obstetric in Biological News
Complications early in pregnancy or in previous pregnancies adversely affect existing or subsequent pregnancies
...nt or ongoing pregnancy; secondly, we found that
increased risks of adverse obstetric
outcome are, in all cases, related to the severity or recurrence, or both, ...n which the
impact of more than one first trimester complication on adverse obstetric
outcome has been investigated
The researchers found tha...
Report updates guidelines on how much weight women should gain during pregnancy
...ntries, but they are not intended for use in areas of the world where women are substantially shorter or thinner than American women or where adequate obstetric
services are not available.
AIUM presents 2009 Memorial Hall of Fame awards
...president of the AIUM and a former president of the World Federation for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology. He is regarded by many as the "father" of obstetric
and gynecologic ultrasound in the United States. A devout researcher in medical ultrasound, Dr Thompson was a professor of obstetrics and gynecology, ...
AIUM presents 2009 Distinguished Sonographer award
...cal education, image review, credentialing, and ongoing quality review reports to more than 3000 participants. She is also currently practicing as the obstetric
and gynecologic sonographer at Edmond Renaissance Physicians in Edmond, Oklahoma, as well as a weekend prenatal sonographer at the Department of Radio...
Repeat C-section before 39 weeks raises risk of neonatal illness
...babies delivered via repeat cesarean at 37 or 38 weeks without a medical or obstetric
indication, risk serious complications for their child.
"The cesarean rat...able infant at 37 weeks gestation or later in the absence of labor or other obstetric
or medical indications for early cesarean delivery (prior to 39 weeks).
Maternal health problems in Myanmar widespread
...red strategies to increase access to maternal health interventions and examined the estimated coverage of maternal health services prior to the Mobile obstetric
Maternal Health Workers (MOM) Project, a program designed to assist in providing maternal health care in eastern Burma.
"The indicators and covera...
Women's health-related scientific findings presented by University of Pittsburgh researchers
...ians quick to point out tobaccos dangers; less likely to talk about alcohol, drugs
A study of conversational points covered during patients first obstetric
visits has revealed that physicians and other caregivers are far more comfortable discussing smoking cessation than they are alcohol or illegal drug u...
Weight gain between first and second pregnancies associated with increased odds of male second child
...gained 3 or more units (a male to female sex ratio of 1.000 would indicate an equal number of boys and girls being born). The trend was independent of obstetric
complications, maternal smoking, parental age, length of the interpregnancy interval and the sex or survival status of the first-born child.
Study shows dramatic increase in Caesarean sections
...tion than those who were uninsured, even though pregnancy complications and obstetric
problems which may need a caesarean section are higher in uninsured women. ...factorial and reflect a complex social process affected by clinical status, obstetric
practice and training, family and social pressures, the legal system, avail...
A revolution in the monitoring of unborn babies
...ing fetuses whose mothers have medical conditions like diabetes, autoimmune conditions such as systemic lupus erythematosus and Sjogren’s syndrome and obstetric
cholestasis. It will also be useful in monitoring fetuses identified as growing poorly or where it is suspected that the placenta is unhealthy and hen...
Obstetric in Biological Technology
New Clinical Studies Presented at the American Society of Anesthesiology (ASA) Annual Meeting Show Masimo Technologies Provide Advanced Clinical Intelligence
... Index via finger and toe. Hiroyuki Sumikura, M.D., Ph.D.,
Yayoi Ohashi, M.D., Ph.D., Yasuyuki Suzuki, M.D., Youichi Kondo, M.D.,
Hirokazu Sakai, M.D. obstetric
Anesthesia, National Center for Child Health
and Development, Tokyo, Japan.
(10) Effect of Servoflurane on peripherial PI. Anne Laffargue, M.D.,
Sosei Agrees Terms With ASKA for Commercialisation of SOH-075 (NorLevo(R))
With its current product line-up, which includes oral contraceptive
pills and infertility drugs, ASKA has taken a significant share of the
and gynaecologic market. Now, as the anticipated
marketing of a menopause disorder patch at the beginning of 2009
approaches, ASKA is focusing on furt...
BMP Sunstone Receives Import Drug License (IDL) from SFDA
... Propess sales was almost
tripled from 2006 to 2007 and expect that the 0.8mm Propess will raise
BMP's competitive edge in China, where the demand for obstetric
expanding rapidly. We believe that the launch of this new insert will drive
higher margin revenue over time. 0.8 mm inserts yield a higher...
First Annual Autism Conference at Packard Children's and Stanford Brings Parents and Researchers Together
...t, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford is a 272-bed
hospital devoted to the care of children and expectant mothers. Providing
pediatric and obstetric
medical and surgical services and associated with
the Stanford University School of Medicine, Packard Children's offers
patients locally, regionally a...
BD and Direct Relief International Launch Second Volunteer Service Trip to Improve Healthcare in Ghana
...Establishing a blood bank system at King's Medical Centre; the closest existing blood bank is a 45-minute drive; -- Holding training sessions for obstetric
care, infection control and healthcare worker safety; -- Assisting with clinic administration procedures for record keeping and supply foreca...
Obstetric in Biological Definition
Main article: Vanishing twin
Researchers suspect that more pregnancies start out as multiples than come to term that way. Early obstetric
ultrasonography exams sometimes reveal an "extra" fetus, which fails to develop and instead disintegrates and vanishes.
Obstetric in Biological Dictionary
...a. During prenatal development, the umbilical cord comes from the same zygote as the fetus and (in humans)... Umbilical cord prolapse is an obstetric
emergency during pregnancy or labor that imminently endangers the life of the fetus. Cord prolapse is rare . Statistics on cord prolapse vary, but...