Screening and active management reduced perinatal complications more than routine care in gestational diabetes: COMMENTARY
- Screening and active management reduced perinatal complications more than routine care in gestational diabetes. // ACP Journal Club;Nov/Dec2005, Vol. 143 Issue 3, p65
This article presents information on a clinical study according to which screening and active management reduced perinatal complications more than routine care in gestational diabetes. The study explored whether in women with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), a screening and active management...
- Misoprostol for cervical ripening and labor induction. Votipka, Josette R. // Journal of Family Practice;Jul1997, Vol. 45 Issue 1, p20
The article discusses research being done on the safety and efficacy of misoprostol as an agent for cervical ripening and labor induction. It references a study by L. Sanchez-Ramos et al published in a 1997 issue of the magazine, Obstetrics and Gynecology. The study population consisted of 966...
- Emergency obstetric care in the southernmost provinces of Thailand. Tippawan Liabsuetrakul; Krantarat Peeyananjarassri; Sathana Tassee; Sunittha Sanguanchua; Sirirat Chaipinitpan // International Journal for Quality in Health Care;Aug2007, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p250
Objective To assess the accessibility, utilization and quality of emergency obstetric care in the five southernmost provinces of Thailand. Methods A descriptive study was conducted in the five southernmost provinces of Thailand including fifty-six government hospitals and the admitted obstetric...
- Structured self-management education maintained over two years in insufficiently controlled type 2 diabetes patients: the ERMIES randomised trial in Reunion Island. Debussche, Xavier; Collin, Fid‚line; Fianu, Adrian; Balcou-Debussche, Maryvette; Fouet-Rosiers, Isabelle; Koleck, MichŠle; Favier, Fran‡ois // Cardiovascular Diabetology;2012, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p91
Background: Self-management education programs can reduce the complications and mortality in type 2 diabetes. The need to structure these programs for outpatient and community care with a vision for long-term maintenance has been recognised. In Reunion Island, an area affected by epidemiological...
- First UK survey of paediatric type 2 diabetes and MODY. Ehtisham, S.; Hattersley, A. T.; Dunger, D. B.; Barrett, T. G. // Archives of Disease in Childhood;Jun2004, Vol. 89 Issue 6, p526
Aims: To estimate the UK prevalence of childhood type 2 diabetes and maturity onset diabetes of the young (MODY), and distinguish them from each other and from type 1 diabetes. Methods: The British Society for Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes Clinical Trials/Audit Group undertook a...
- Diabetes. Fernandes, Tanya // Nursing Standard;8/15/2012, Vol. 26 Issue 50, p58
A quiz on diabetes and its complications is presented.
- The Clinical pattern of Diabetes Insipidus in a large university hospital in the Middle East. Babiker, Amir M. I.; Al Jurayyan, Nasir A. M.; Al Jurayyan, Rushaid N. A.; Al Gadi, Iman; Drop, Stenvert L. S. // Journal of Tropical Pediatrics;Apr2015, Vol. 61 Issue 2, p100
Diabetes insipidus is a rare but serious endocrine disorder. Paediatric patients were evaluated for polyuria at King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, over a decade (2000-13). Relevant clinical examination and/or a triad of high serum osmolality, hypernatremia and low urine...
- Hospitals shorten stays of mothers and their newborns. Hart, Katherine // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);2/5/96, Vol. 16 Issue 31, p17
Reports on the managed care of mothers and their newborn babies in New Orleans, Louisiana. Experience of Cathy Bascom who gave birth at Ochsner Hospital; Home care plan offered by Ochsner Home Health; Inpatient program at East Jefferson General Hospital; Comments from physicians.
- Maryland lets hospital continue to offer new moms a free day. Jaklevic, Mary Chris // Modern Healthcare;3/11/96, Vol. 26 Issue 11, p24
Reports on efforts by St. Agnes Healthcare to convince the state of Maryland that its program to offer new mothers and their infants a free day's hospital stay will not result in higher prices for other patients. State's approval of St. Agnes' proposal; Rate structure for the program.