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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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Results: A total of 60 women-30 cases with thrombotic obstetric complications as 'cases' and 30 as 'controls' - were included in the study.
Inclusion criteria included all women who delivered in the hospital between August 2016 and August 2017 after 24 weeks of gestation and who underwent hysterectomy for obstetric indications at the time of delivery or subsequently within the defined period of puerperium (42 days).
According to the petitioners, the country had, in 2006, introduced the National Maternal Newborn and Child Health Programme, which called for improvements in maternal and newborn child health services at all district levels, including 24-hour comprehensive emergency obstetric care, training of community midwives, access to comprehensive family planning services and general awareness of maternal health services.
In recent years, within the current rates, much has been done to improve the quality of obstetric care.
Critically ill obstetric patients are significantly different from the average patient admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU).
Why have BCUHB agreed a long-term plan to continue obstetric care at three hospitals knowing the increased risk for mothers and babies 'due to incomplete medical rotas'?
Dr Roshan Ara Kazi said that it is unconscionable that the poorest, most vulnerable women and girls suffer needlessly from the devastating condition of obstetric fistula.
The UN says an estimated two million women in sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, the Arab region, and Latin America and the Caribbean are living with obstetric fistula, and some 50,000 to 100,000 new cases develop each year.
An initial response to these data would be to close obstetric services in low-volume hospitals.
In the recommendations, prophylactic management of obstetric thromboembolism is organized into readiness, recognition, response, and reporting and systems learning.
She has been working tirelessly since 1958 to help women affected by obstetric fistula.
All hospitals receive high-risk patients who cannot be managed by clinics and midwife obstetric units.