obstetrician

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obstetrician

[‚äb·stə′trish·ən]
(medicine)
One who practices obstetrics.
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The researchers conducted survey on placenta consumption and found that nearly 54 percent of obstetricians and gynecologists felt uninformed about the risks and benefits of the practice, and 60 percent were unsure whether they should be in favor of it.
The Chair of the New Zealand Committee of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG), Dr Ian Page, says, 'The maternity model in New Zealand means women have free access to whatever level of care they need be that a general practitioner, a midwife, or an obstetrician if required.
William and Kate met Professor Teoh, a consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist, and anaesthetist Dr Jo Bray, who were part of the support team that helped bring George and Charlotte into the world, during a Buckingham Palace garden party yesterday.
Rcog has published updated guidelines aimed at midwives, obstetricians and gynaecologists, which say they should also receive mandatory training on deinfibulation, the surgical procedure to open up the closed vagina.
Among the barriers that obstetricians cited were lack of knowledge on the issue, uncertainty about the scientific evidence and fear about causing patient anxiety.
An obstetrician also has to be fully versed in the health and care of newborn infants and they usually head up a department composed of a team of health care professionals - doctors, midwives and nurses.
Given the potential public health ramifications, the South African Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (SASOG) and MPS have made representations to the relevant authorities.
CHICAGO -- Pregnant women were significantly more likely to receive information on pertussis vaccination from their pediatrician than from their obstetrician in a survey of 314 women.
The obstetricians decided to move after three other obstetricians left PeaceHealth Medical Group for unrelated reasons over the past six months, Godbold said.
The event brought together 400 Jordanian, Arab and foreign obstetricians and gynaecologists.
Family physicians face some barriers in the delivery of obstetrical care when it comes to the attitudes of obstetricians, according to a survey of 175 family physicians and 132 obstetricians that highlights the need for collaboration between the two specialties.
The congress will address problems and prospects of maternal and child health care, ways to improve forms and methods of work of obstetricians and gynecologists, pediatricians and child's surgeons, problems in delivery of health care services to women and children, further reforms of child and maternal health care systems, effects of reforms on health condition of women and children.