CASE STUDY: "UTERINE ATONY"
- DIVISION OF Labor. Katherine; Hobson // U.S. News & World Report;12/5/2005, Vol. 139 Issue 21, p67
The article looks at obstetricians who work exclusively in the hospital, keeping watch on women in labor and performing deliveries. Separating the prenatal care process and the actual birth is a good idea. Obstetrician hospitalists work the maternity ward and deal with obstetric emergencies. The...
- postpartum:. Huber, Jeffrey T.; Gillaspy, Mary L. // Encyclopedic Dictionary of AIDS-Related Terminology;2000, p181
A definition of the term "postpartum" is presented, which refers to the period occurring after childbirth or delivery.
- Prophylactic oxytocin: Before or after placental delivery? Kahn, Scott; Meyer, Albert; Beste, Janalynn; Flake, Donna // Journal of Family Practice;Dec2008, Vol. 57 Issue 12, p817
The article reports on the study concerning the efficacy of giving prophylactic oxytocin among pregnant women, before and after placental delivery in the U.S. It reveals that the use of oxytocic drugs decreases the risk of postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) by about 40%. It is widely adopted as a...
- ACOG Releases Guideline for Management of Postpartum Hemorrhage. Graham, Lisa // American Family Physician;4/1/2007, Vol. 75 Issue 7, p1101
This article discusses the guidelines released by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) for the management of postpartum hemorrhage. The risks associated with postpartum hemorrhage are described. Clinical recommendations for the management of the condition include the...
- A Comparison of Family Physicians' and Obstetricians' Intrapartum Management of Low-Risk Pregnancies. MacDonald, Susan E.; Voaklander, Karen; Birtwhistle, Richard V. // Journal of Family Practice;Nov1993, Vol. 37 Issue 5, p457
Background. We hypothesized that family physicians' style of intrapartum management was less interventional than the management style of obstetricians, and that this would not adversely affect maternal or neonatal outcomes. Methods. A retrospective, matched-pair study design was used to compare...
- YOGA DIARY. Paul, Sophia // Yoga Journal;May/Jun2003, Issue 174, p22
Relates the experience in applying the principle of yoga during labor of her daughter Mira in the U.S. Contribution of the prenatal yoga sessions in letting the baby in utero to start moving; Refusal in taking medical intervention; Suggestion of the physician for a caesarean section.
- Policies for care during the third stage of labour: a survey of maternity units in Syria. Matar, Hosam E.; Almerie, Muhammad Q.; Alsabbagh, Mohamad; Jawoosh, Muhammad; Almerie, Yara; Abdulsalam, Asma; Duley, Lelia // BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth;2010, Vol. 10, p32
Background: Care for women during the third stage aims to reduce the risk of major haemorrhage, but is very variable. The current World Health Organisation (WHO) recommendation is that care should include administration of a uterotonic (oxytocin, if it is available) soon after birth of the baby,...
- Haemorrhage and the third stage of labor. Walsh, Denis // British Journal of Midwifery;Feb2003, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p72
Focuses on the association between childbirth and hemorrhage in the third stage of labor. Quantifiable definition of postpartum hemorrhage; Marginalization of physiological third stage in consultant units.
- Alleged failure to supervise nurse midwife during shoulder dystocia. Collins, Dawn // Contemporary OB/GYN;Oct2005, Vol. 50 Issue 10, p82
Describes a medical malpractice case about a Florida woman whose child encountered a shoulder dystocia during delivery. Details of the delivery; Allegations of the woman against the obstetrician; Verdict issued on the case.