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presentation

1. a verbal report presented with illustrative material, such as slides, graphs, etc.
2. Church the act or right of nominating a clergyman to a benefice
3. Med the position of a baby relative to the birth canal at the time of birth
4. Philosophy a sense datum
5. another name for (feast of) Candlemas

presentation

[‚prez·ən′tā·shən]
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In ECV, the fetus is turned abdominally to cephalic presentation for a trial of vaginal delivery.
22 The three cases of humerus fractures in this study were from normal VDs, and all with cephalic presentation.
The Twin Birth study enrolled only women with uncomplicated twin pregnancies between 32 and 38 weeks' gestation with the first twin in cephalic presentation.
This randomized controlled trial was conducted in Gynaecology and Obstetrics department of Pakistan Airforce Hospital islamabad from July 2005 and January 2006, Sampling technique used was convenience sampling by lottery method , inclusion criteria was singleton pregnancy of 37 weeks or more with normal cephalic presentation, reassuring fetal status, an unfavorable cervix (bishop's score less than or = 5), and intact membranes.
All women were carrying a singleton fetus that was 36 to 41 weeks old, with cephalic presentation.
Methods: This quasi-experimental study was carried out on 100 patients, ranging from 20 to 30 years age, having American Society of Anaesthesiology status I, primigravida, singleton with cephalic presentation, at PNS Shifa Hospital Karachi.
Clinical examination of a pregnant woman for cephalic presentation will miss a noncephalic presentation 30% of the time.
The study included only term infants with cephalic presentation and meconium-stained amniotic fluid of any consistency; infants with major congenital malformations were excluded.
Klaus Mayerhofer, of the University of Vienna Medical School, and associates studied more than 1,000 women with uncomplicated pregnancies in cephalic presentation who were randomly assigned to one of the two delivery methods.
Los ANGELES -- The absolute risk of perinatal death due to any cause for a healthy singleton fetus in cephalic presentation at term in a woman attempting vaginal birth after a prior cesarean section is similar to the risk in nulliparous women.
The women were at least 18 years old with a singleton pregnancy with cephalic presentation, and a Bishop score no higher than 5.