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obstetric

[äb′ste·trik]
(medicine)
Of or pertaining to obstetrics.
Of or pertaining to pregnancy and childbirth.
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In this 12-bed, multidisciplinary ICU, we found that obstetric patients form a small proportion of ICU admissions but the mortality is high.
Nursing for Women's Health (NWH) publishes original research with a clinical focus, as well as review articles and practice articles, which present the practical application of evidence and innovation within the most important women's health, obstetric and neonatal topics.
We have had difficulties recruiting middle grade obstetric doctors," he said.
Our goal with this bundle is to make any hospital in the country that does obstetric care understand the basic elements that they should have considered and thought through and dealt with, with their own multidisciplinary team," said Dr.
The obstetric services range from preA[degrees]conception counseling, prenatal care, familyA[degrees]based labour and delivery care to evalA[degrees] uation and diagnostic services for complex obstetrical patients.
Twenty-eight percent of women lived within 10 kilometers of a facility offering only normal delivery care, 14% within 10 kilometers of a facility offering basic emergency obstetric care, and 37% within 10 kilometers of a facility offering comprehensive emergency obstetric care; the remaining 21% of women lived more than 10 kilometers from a facility.
5% of all deaths reported; obstetric haemorrhage (14.
Obstetric physicians work with obstetricians and other physicians to co-ordinate and comprehensively manage the medical problems of vulnerable pregnant and postpartum women.
Khwaja Fawad Perveez said that one of the most serious injuries of childbirth, obstetric fistula is a hole in the birth canal caused by prolonged, obstructed labor due to the lack of timely and adequate medical care.
Obstetric fistula is a preventable and treatable childbirth injury that results from prolonged, obstructed labour particularly in poor, rural areas where emergency obstetric care is too distant or simply unavailable.
Evidence shows that labor actually progresses slower than we thought in the past, so many women might just need a little more time to labor and deliver vaginally instead of moving to a cesarean delivery," said Aaron Caughey, MD, PhD, MPH, MPP, a member of the college's Committee on Obstetric Practice.
Children born following obstetric misadventure are usually severely compromised and require specialised care and sophisticated treatment that allows them to live longer and more fulfilling lives.