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.
College of Midwives Chief Executive, Karen Guilliland says, 'The maternity system team is made up of LMCs in the community, hospital midwives, obstetricians and paediatricians, all working together in the best interests of women and their babies.
We had a team of obstetricians, gynaecologists, surgeons, haematologists, and theatre staff.
Shared care raises potential medicolegal conflicts; if the obstetrician is primarily responsible for the management, but not caring for the woman primarily in the first stage of labour, who takes legal responsibility if a problem is missed or not reported to the obstetrician?
Multiple opportunities exist for education of obstetricians and gynecologists to improve Tdap vaccination rates in the United States," Dr.
After analyzing demographic trends, birth rates in the area and the number of providers here, the remaining obstetricians and the medical group's leaders decided there were enough providers offering obstetrical care in the community, Godbold said.
The national cross-sectional survey was sent to a random list of 2,000 physicians, half of them family physicians and half obstetricians.
Finally, Safeceps is also making it safe for the obstetricians who put their jobs on the line every time they use an instrument in assisted child delivery.
They would have definitely succumbed much earlier if left unattended even in the presence of the obstetricians.
Due to the small number of obstetrician participants, obstetricians who did not attend the focus group were invited to individual semi-structured interviews; three obstetricians did so.
Figures from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists show that about 35% of caesareans for single pregnancies are performed because of a failure of the progression of labour, of which a quarter occur when the cervix is fully dilated.
In the 1960s, British obstetricians encouraged pregnant women to eat a meat-heavy, low-carbohydrate diet.