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...
- 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...
- 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,...
- 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.
- 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.
- Practice Patterns During the Third Stage of Labor: The Effect of Physician Age and Specialty. Ely, John W.; Howser, Donald M.; Dawson, Jeffrey D.; Bowlder, Noelle C.; Rijhsighani, Ash // Journal of Family Practice;Dec1996, Vol. 43 Issue 6, p545
The article focuses on a study which explored the effect of age and specialty on medical practice patterns related to the third stage of labor. In June 1993, questionnaires were mailed to all 178 Iowa obstetrician-gynecologists and a random sample of 163 Iowa family physicians who practiced...
- Police and NHS will both investigate malpractice. // British Journal of Nursing (BJN);8/14/2003, Vol. 12 Issue 15, p894
Reports that Great Britain National Health Service trusts and police will investigate suspected malpractice among doctors and nurses. Need for hospital and primary care trust to set up a committee with the local police; Efforts to improve the speed and effectiveness of investigations; Case of...