obstetrician


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obstetrician

[‚äb·stə′trish·ən]
(medicine)
One who practices obstetrics.
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A senior Russian obstetrician, however, claimed there was "aggressive removal of the placenta" in the case.
The plaintiff claimed the defendant nurse rendered substandard care when she failed to summon another physician as the defendant obstetrician allowed labor to continue with a persistently non-reassuring fetal heart rate pattern.
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.
In order to understand the factors contributing to the decision-making process concerning CD in Puerto Rico, this pilot study sought to understand Puerto Rican obstetricians' attitudes about the factors that influence their decision-making process in recommending CD for their patients.
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."
It is best to gather as much information as possible and ask all the questions you have and to discuss the options with the midwife and obstetrician.
LEGAL COMMENTARY: The court disagreed with Kristin that the opinion letter, which she submitted, and which was written by an obstetrician, satisfied the requirements of Connecticut law.
The increased use of IVF has led to more twins and triplets but the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists warned it leads to a higher risk of diabetes, heart disease and pre-eclampsia.
The model may be sustainable when the labour ward is always staffed by enough experienced midwives whom the obstetrician trusts, but suggestions have been made that not all labour wards are always staffed by midwives, (17) let alone experienced midwives.
Obstetricians are doctors who care for patients during pregnancy, labor and immediately after delivery.
The sixth component aims to improve reliability of power supply for rural obstetrician and medical facilities through the use of renewable energy sources, Edilbek Bogombaev said."The main goal is to put up pilot micro-hydropower and solar plants in 7 pilot obstetrician and medical facilities with capacity of 3 kW each," he said.The project is financed by UNDP, Global Environment Fund, UNIDO and WHO.