obstetrician


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obstetrician

[‚äb·stə′trish·ən]
(medicine)
One who practices obstetrics.
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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.
They want to know that nobody is going to come back and sue in five years time, as obstetricians have been taken to court in the past over damage caused during a forceps delivery.
Obstetrician participants included one hospital based consultant obstetrician and four obstetric registrars.
Raising awareness about the enormity of physical abuse during pregnancy might motivate obstetricians to institute routine domestic violence screening.
Nearly eight out of 10 ob-gyns have been sued at least once, according to a recent survey by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
Conclusions: In an urban community with a racially diverse population, there is a strong racial bias in patient selection of an obstetrician.
We hope the Congress will see what trial lawyers have done to liablility insurance for obstetricians.
She has represented midwives in many forums nationally and internationally, including the council of the Kings Fund, the Senior Nursing, Midwifery Advisory Committee which advises government on issues relating to midwifery, and the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists Council.
According to Professor Jim Thornton, who also claims to be an obstetrician, when in the past aborted babies initially survived the murder attempt, "people didn't make a fuss and pretended not to realize the baby was born alive.
And if your obstetrician isn't saying this is a very desirable thing, that pushes the mother a certain way.
It is extremely important that your pregnancy be monitored by an obstetrician who is experienced in managing high-risk pregnancies and who can work closely with your primary doctor.