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delivery

1. Sport
a. the act or manner of bowling or throwing a ball
b. the ball so delivered
2. Law an actual or symbolic handing over of property, a deed, etc.
3. Engineering the discharge rate of a compressor or pump
4. (in South Africa) the supply of basic services to communities deprived under apartheid
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Early elective delivery hospitals should have early elective delivery rates at or lower than five percent for 2016
In the subgroup analysis (Table 6), first-time moms reported significantly lower awareness of three quality measures--screening for jaundice, early elective delivery, and reducing unnecessary episiotomies.
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) currently recommends elective delivery at or after 34 weeks' gestation, (2) because the prevailing evidence suggests that the risk of pregnancy-related complications (especially ascending infection) exceeds the risks of iatrogenic prematurity at this gestational age.
Conducting labor induction at 37 weeks of gestation for elective delivery exposes patient to more risk of Caesarean section like increased risk of infection, need for blood transfusion, prolonged labor delivery interval and increase need of analgesia as compared to labor induction at 38 weeks or more.
3 to 1 IU at elective delivery and 3 IU at 'labouring' caesarean delivery, both followed by a 5 to 10 IU.
While there are times when medical reasons require a baby to be delivered early, an early elective delivery is harmful to a baby and should never be scheduled before 39 or 40 weeks of pregnancy.
Furthermore, elective delivery before 39 weeks' gestation generally is not recommended unless there is evidence of fetal lung maturity.
Professor James Walker, spokesman for the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, said: "Normally we would not recommend any elective delivery over a week before the due date unless there is a pressing medical reason.
6] It was assumed that elective delivery would occur at approximately 36 to 37 weeks in most cases of placenta previa.