EDITOR'S QUIZ: GI SNAPSHOT.... Liver failure after delivery
- Use of a 2 hour partogram action line instead of a 4 hour action line did not reduce caesarean delivery rate. Lavender, T.; Alfirevic, Z.; Walkinshaw, S. // Evidence Based Medicine;Apr2007, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p46
The article presents a study on the effect of a 2 hour partogram action line on primiparous women in preventing cesarian delivery as compared with a 4 hour action line. The study involved 3,000 primigravid women in spontaneous labor of which duration of labor, use of epidural analgesia or...
- Unwanted caesarean sections among public and private patients in Brazil: prospective study. Potter, Joseph E; Berquo, Elza; Perpetuo, Ignez H O; Fachel Leal, Ondina; Hopkins, Kristine; Souza, Marta Rovery; de Carvalho Formiga, Maria Celia // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);11/17/2001, Vol. 323 Issue 7322, p1155
Objective: To assess and compare the preferences of pregnant women in the public and private sector regarding delivery in Brazil. Design: Face to face structured interviews with women who were interviewed early in pregnancy, about one month before the due date, and about one month post partum....
- Why Brazilian women want caesareans. Robinson, Jean // AIMS Journal;2002, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p19
Discusses findings of a study designed to determine why caesarean delivery is popular among Brazilian women. Caesarean rates in Brazil; Demographic profile of women who prefer caesarean; Advantages of a caesarean over vaginal birth; Reasons for attempts to avoid a vaginal birth.
- Caesarean section scar depicted in a ca. 2,500-year-old kylix. Moragas, Augusto // Archives of Gynecology & Obstetrics;Jun2012, Vol. 285 Issue 6, p1763
No abstract available.
- Myxoglobulosis of the Appendix in a Postpartum Patient. Case, Ashley S.; Rocconi, Rodney P.; Conner, Michael G.; Blackwell, Richard E.; Dharia, Sejal // Journal of Gynecologic Surgery;Winter2004, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p127
A 23-year-old female underwent a cesarean section for breech presentation at term. Her postpartum course was complicated by multiple admissions for pelvic pain presumed to be endometritis. Her symptoms were temporarily alleviated with intravenous antibiotics during each hospitalization. Imaging...
- commentary. Lyerly, Anne Drapkin // Hastings Center Report;Mar/Apr2004, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p14
Comments on the issue of elective cesarean section. Benefits and risks of cesarean operation; Justification.
- Investigating the Relationship between Demographic Factors and Choice of Delivery Method in Pregnant Women in the City of Savojbolagh. Dadashi Eynsheykh, Zahra; Shaahmadi, Faramarz; Taslimi, Shirin; Emamiureh, Fakhrosadat; Moeinaldini, Solmaz // Journal of Family & Reproductive Health;Mar2013, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p35
Objective: To evaluate the increased rate of cesarean section in recent decades and natural desire of women probably due to social, economic& cultural issues in our country. While that in many cases, vaginal delivery can be replaced by unnecessary cesarean. In the absence of need the trend of...
- Caesarean delivery at maternal request: Why we should promote normal birth. Lavender, Tina; Kingdon, Carol // British Journal of Midwifery;May2006, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p302
The article examines the advantages and disadvantages of vaginal and caesarean birth of women in Great Britain. It was said that all births entail risk and elective caesarian section is safe as a normal delivery. Caesarian section cost 3, 500 euro while vaginal birth cost only 1, 800 euro. The...
- Perimortem cesarean section or perimortem cesarean supracervical hysterectomy? Matsubara, Shigeki; Usui, Rie; Watanabe, Takashi; Imayoshi, Mayumi; Ichida, Masaru; Ando, Yoshihito // Archives of Gynecology & Obstetrics;Feb2013, Vol. 287 Issue 2, p389
No abstract available.