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- Impact of Decision - Operation Interval on Pregnancy Outcomes among Mothers Who Undergo Emergency Caesarean Section at Mulago Hospital. Balikuddembe, Michael S.; Byamugisha, Josaphat K.; Sekikubo, Musa // Journal of US-China Medical Science;Sep2011, Vol. 8 Issue 9, p571
Background: A maternal mortality ratio (MMR) of 600 deaths/100,000 live births at Mulago National Referral Hospital in Kampala is higher than the national ratio of 435/100,000 live births. Uganda's neonatal mortality ratio (NMR) also stands at 29/1000 live births. Pregnancy outcomes are at times...
- CesÃ¡rea: Tendencias y resultados. Ruiz-Sánchez, Joaquín; Espino y Sosa, Salvador; Vallejos-Parés, Alfonso; Durán-Arenas, Luis // Perinatologia y Reproduccion Humana;2014, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p33
Cesarean is actually the most frequent surgical procedure among women in the world. The procedure through which this practice has become more frequent has been a analyzed in several countries in the world. The decision on the way of birth is an interrelation in biological maternal factors,...
- Despite International Decline, Maternal Deaths a Growing Concern in U.S. // GENESIS;5/6/2010, Issue 8, p1
The article discusses a press release from the childbirth organization Lamaze which indicates that the rate of women dying in childbirth may be increasing in the U.S. and a report from the World Health Organization (WHO) on the number of cesarean surgeries performed in the U.S.
- Not very NICE: Induction of Labour Draft Guidelines - a commentary. Jowitt, Margaret // Midwifery Matters;Summer2001, Issue 89, p23
No abstract available.
- REDUCTION DE LA MORTALITE MATERNELLE ET NEONATALE PAR LA GRATUITE DE LA CESARIENNE A L'HOPITAL NIANANKORO FOMBA DE SEGOU AU MALI. THERA, T.; TEGUETE, I.; TRAORE, Y.; KOUMA, A.; TRAORE, B.; KOKAINA, C.; DOLO, T.; SAMASSA, B. L.; TRAORE, M.; DOLO, A. // Mali MÃ©dical;2013, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p41
Introduction: Emergency obstetrical treatment could influence maternal and neonatal mortality and so the government of the republic of Mali decided on June 23, 2005 to establish the free caesarian policy in the public sanitary establishments. So after 3 years and half, we estimated the impact of...
- Ehlers Danlos Syndrome Type IV and pregnancy. Hammond, Rebecca; Oligbo, Nicholas // Archives of Gynecology & Obstetrics;Jan2012, Vol. 285 Issue 1, p51
Introduction: A case report is presented of a 23-year-old patient who was diagnosed with Ehlers Danlos syndrome (EDS) Type IV (vascular type) in the 23rd week of her second pregnancy. EDS Type IV has one of the highest mortality rates for pregnant women of any condition with significant...
- Avoid 'cookbook medicine' when reducing c-sections. // Healthcare Risk Management;Apr2013, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p40
The article emphasizes that independent judgement of healthcare provider needs to be considered than restrictive policies while making a decision for cesarean section, as stated by Samuel O. Southern, an attorney with a law firm.
- Cesarean Delivery. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;5/22/2002, Vol. 287 Issue 20, p2738
Discusses cesarean section delivery. Explanation and definition; Reasons for cesarean deliveries; What to expect when undergoing a cesarean delivery.
- A comparison of upper airway parameters in postpartum patients: vaginal delivery vs. caesarean section. Jianying Hu; Shaoqiang Huang; Fubo Tian; Shen Sun; Ning Li; Yi Xie // International Journal of Clinical & Experimental Medicine;2014, Vol. 7 Issue 12, p5491
Mallampati class has been shown to increase during labour. The influence of delivery mode on this change is not known yet. The aim of our study is to investigate the changes of upper airway parameters in parturients after caesarean section and vaginal delivery. Ninety parturients undergoing...