Factors Influencing Obstetrical Care Selection
- Medicine: Do all babies need sonograms? Cowley, Geoffrey // Newsweek;9/27/1993, Vol. 122 Issue 13, p65
Reports on research involving the value of ultrasound exams, or sonograms, on pregnant women, reported in last week's `New England Journal of Medicine.' Claims that routine ultrasound testing does not yield healthier babies in low-risk pregnancies; What sonograms reveal; How the testing was...
- Should obstetricians see women with normal pregnancies? A multicentre randomised controlled trial of routine antenatal care by general practitioners and midwives compared with shared care led by obstetricians. Tucker, J.S.; Hall, M.H. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);3/2/96, Vol. 312 Issue 7030, p554
Compares routine antenatal care provided by general practitioners and midwives with obstetrician-led shared care. Methodology of the study; Setting; Research design; Subjects; Outcome measures; Indications that routine specialist visits offer no clinical benefit to low risk pregnant women.
- Food for labor: NPO or yes? Kleiner, Ellen; Ashisha // Mothering;Winter94, Issue 73, p26
Reports on the studies concerning the `nil per os' (NPO) or nothing by mouth practice of reducing a pregnant woman's intake of food during labor. Belief on reducing mother's risk of morbidity and mortality while under general anaesthesia; Laboring women with dangerously low pH levels; Dangers...
- Calendar of Events. // International Journal of Childbirth Education;Sep2008, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p36
A calendar of events related to childbirth in the U.S. from September 2008 to June 2009 is presented including the Basic Training for the Childbirth Educator, Doula and Labor Support Workshop and Birth Enrichment Workshop.
- The Most Important Prenatal Test. Rowley, Barbara // Parenting;Aug99, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p42
Presents information on the importance of ultrasound test during pregnancy. Ultrasound as a diagnosing tool; Level of accuracy; Controversy regarding the test. INSETS: Your Scan: How to Read It;Just One Look.
- The role of obstetric medicine in holistic care. Lowe, Sandra; Nelson-Piercy, Catherine; Rosene-Montella, Karen // Obstetric Medicine (1753-495X);Mar2009, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p1
The authors reflect on the role of obstetric medicine in holistic care. They state that obstetric physicians are specialized on pre-pregnancy, antennal, and postnatal care of women with medical disorder of pregnancy. They mention several subspecialties of obstetric medicine including assisted...
- Regional variation in obstetrical intervention for hospital birth in the Republic of Ireland, 2005-2009. Lutomski, Jennifer E; Morrison, John J; Lydon-rochelle, Mona T // BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth;2012, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p123
Background: Obstetrical interventions during childbirth vary widely across European and North American countries. Regional differences in intrapartum care may reflect an inpatient-based, clinician-oriented, interventional practice style. Methods: Using nationally representative hospital...
- Barriers to Prenatal Care: Factors Associated with Late Initiation of Care in a Middle-Class Midwestern Community. Roberts, Rosebud O.; Yawn, Barbara P.; Wickes, Susan L.; Field, Charles S.; Garretson, Melissa; Jacobsen, Steven J. // Journal of Family Practice;Jul1998, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p53
BACKGROUND. Barriers to prenatal care have been extensively investigated in low-income and inner-city communities. Less attention has been directed to the study of prenatal care among middle- and upper-class pregnant women. This study describes perceived barriers and factors associated with late...
- The final countdown. // Prevention India;May2012, p26
The article presents information on the various risk factors during pregnancy. It mentions that the third trimester is often the most cumbersome as the hugeness and growing bustline can be discomforting. It states that antenatal care is very important to see if the expecting mother is safe from...
- Usefulness of urine glucose screening at each prenatal visit. // American Family Physician;2/1/1996, Vol. 53 Issue 2, p688
Presents an abstract of an article on the `Value of Urine Screening for Glucose on Prenatal Visit,' by R. K. Gribble et al taken from the 1995 edition of the periodical `Obstetrics and Gynecology.'