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obstetric

[äb′ste·trik]
(medicine)
Of or pertaining to obstetrics.
Of or pertaining to pregnancy and childbirth.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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It is of importance to note that this condition can largely be avoided by ending child marriage or delaying the age of the first pregnancy, ending of retrogressive traditional practices such as female genital mutilation and ensuring access to affordable high-quality obstetric care, especially to poor and marginalised women.
Topics included were maternal and newborn resuscitation; early newborn care (recognition and management of prematurity, hypoglycaemia and hypothermia); communication triage and referral; management of shock and the unconscious patient; recognition and management of severe pre-eclampsia and eclampsia; recognition, prevention and management of obstetric haemorrhage; sepsis; use of the partograph; recognition and management of obstructed labour; ability to perform assisted vaginal delivery (ventouse delivery); manual removal of retained placenta and manual vacuum aspiration for retained products of conception; recognition and management of other obstetric emergencies (breech delivery, cord prolapse, twin delivery, shoulder dystocia); and managing difficult caesarean sections.
As she tried to come to terms with that, she discovered that she had developed obstetric fistula.
KEYWORDS: Adherent placenta, Emergency obstetric hysterectomy, Atonic uterus.
"Women in the United States are more likely to die from childbirth- or pregnancy-related causes than women in any other high-income country, and black women die at a rate three to four times that of white women," noted Susan Mann, MD, along with her coauthors of the obstetric perspective, calling increasing maternal mortality a "tragedy."
The authors designed a five-part questionnaire on the use of RA in obstetric clinical practice in Greek public hospitals (Appendix 1).
Gorenc for her support of OBG Management and share her concern about optimizing obstetric care.
He explained that one of the most serious injuries of childbirth, obstetric fistula is a hole in the birth canal caused by prolonged, obstructed labour due to the lack of timely and adequate medical care.
This approach, however, totally neglects obstetric or foeto-maternal health.
Within the first three weeks postpartum, women should have contact with their obstetrician-gynecologists or other obstetric care providers.
Material and Methods: Sixty pregnant females were included in the study; 30 were cases with adverse thrombotic obstetric complication, while 30 were controls.
Somalia is also the leading country in female genital mutilation "FGM" (98%) and has the highest rate of Type III FGM (infibulation called pharaonic), with 79% of all Somali women having undergone the procedure, which is a major contributing factor for obstetric fistula [2].