Management of labor and delivery

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Published by Blackwell Science in Boston .

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  • Labor (Obstetrics),
  • Delivery (Obstetrics),
  • Labor.,
  • Delivery.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Other titlesLabor and delivery
Statement[edited by] Robert K. Creasy.
ContributionsCreasy, Robert K.
LC ClassificationsRG651 .M33 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 593 p. :
Number of Pages593
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1000965M
ISBN 100865424160
LC Control Number96039912

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Labor and Delivery Management of Women With Human Immunodeficiency Virus :// 1. J Obstet Gynaecol Res. May;45(5) doi: /jog Epub Feb Management of labor and delivery in myasthenia gravis: A new ://   Objectives: To review the evidence that the package of labour interventions collectively called “active management” - namely, strict diagnostic criteria for labour, early amniotomy, early use of oxytocin, and continuous professional support - reduce rates of caesarean sections and operative vaginal delivery in first labours.

Design: Review of observational data, supplemented by evidence Few studies have focused specifically on the intrapartum management of patients following a prior caesarean delivery.

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