Review: Antibiotics improve maternal and fetal outcomes and are safe in preterm, prelabor rupture of membranes
- Does Antibiotic Therapy for Preterm Labor Help? Sadovsky, Richard // American Family Physician;7/15/2002, Vol. 66 Issue 2, p326
Presents an abstract of the study 'Antibiotic Therapy for the Treatment of Preterm Labor: A Review of the Evidence,' by J.M. Thorp et al., from the March 2002 issue of the 'American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.'
- Extension of antibiotic use in women with PROM. // American Family Physician;1/1/1996, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p360
Discusses the article `Latency period after preterm premature rupture of membranes: A comparison of ampicillin with and without sulbactam,' by D.F. Lewis et al, published in `Obstetrics and Gynecology.' Effectiveness of ampicillin and ampicillin plus sulbactam in the prevention of neonatal...
- Infection and preterm delivery. Brocklehurst, Peter // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);02/27/99, Vol. 318 Issue 7183, p548
Examines the association of preterm delivery and the presence of bacterial vaginosis. Definition of preterm delivery; Etiology of preterm delivery; Information on bacterial vaginosis; Effectiveness of antibiotics for treating infections in preterm delivery.
- A Randomized Study of Antibiotic Therapy in Idiopathic Preterm Labor. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;6/16/89, Vol. 261 Issue 23, p3390
Discusses the abstract of the article 'A Randomized Study of Antibiotic Therapy in Idiopathic Preterm Labor,' by Walter J. Morales et al., published in a 1988 issue of the 'Obstetrics and Gynecology' journal.
- The prevention of preterm birth with the use of antibiotics. Lamont, R. F. // European Journal of Pediatrics;1999, Vol. 158 Issue 13, pS2
Abstract Infection is a well recognised cause of spontaneous early preterm labour. Preterm labour of infective aetiology is refractory to the use of tocolytic agents and affected women have a higher risk of subsequent chorio-amnionitis and neonatal infection. Antibiotics used prophylactically...
- Group B Streptococcus in Preterm Labors. Zarean, Elahe; Jalalvand, Akram; Toosi, Seyyed Ehsan; Sajadi, Mehdi // Journal of Isfahan Medical School;2/27/2012, Vol. 29 Issue 168, p1
Background: Preterm delivery is still a main cause of perinatal mortality and morbidity. This study was designed to find any association between maternal group B streptococcus (GBS) colonization and preterm delivery. Methods: This case-control study was conducted from March 2010 to May 2011 at...
- Not Here. Stein, Howard F. // Journal of Family Practice;Jul2001, Vol. 50 Issue 7, p594
The article presents the poem "Not Here," by Howard F. Stein. First Line: Cholera is not happening here. Last Line: Cholera couldn't happen here.
- Antibiotic Use and Preterm Labor: Attitudes and Practice Patterns of North Carolina Obstetric Providers. Andy, Camille // Journal of Women's Health (15409996);Nov2003, Vol. 12 Issue 9, p903
Background: Despite the reported link between subclinical genital tract infection (GTI) and preterm labor (PTL), it is not certain that treating PTL empirically with antibiotics decreases neonatal morbidity and mortality. This study describes the beliefs of family physicians and nurse-midwives...
- Tocolysis with atosiban: experience in the management of premature labor before 24 weeks of pregnancy. Richter, Oliver; Dorn, C.; Vondel, P.; Ulrich, U.; Schmolling, J. // Archives of Gynecology & Obstetrics;Jun2005, Vol. 272 Issue 1, p26
Objective: Atosiban has been shown to be an effective tocolytic agent with a low rate of side effects during 24 to 33 weeks of gestation. Atosiban acts through selective, competitive inhibition of both oxytocin and vasopressin, so that there are reasons to assume that a tocolytic effect can also...