delivery room


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delivery room

n.
A room or an area in a hospital that is equipped for delivering babies.

delivery room

a unit of a hospital used for childbirth and infant resuscitation.

delivery room

A room to which an obstetrical patient may be taken for childbirth.
See also: room
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All the infants in this group who were intubated in the delivery room were kept on mechanical ventilation.
Shower facilities are more common and more than a third of trusts (38 per cent) reported one shower per delivery room, with just over half of units reporting one shower or more for every two delivery rooms.
Conventional methods of keeping newborns warm are either being ignored or are insufficient for maintaining a core temperature of 37[degrees] C in preterm infants, because too many preterm infants are hypothermic when they leave the delivery room for the nursery, he said.
When they concentrate on biting the diaper cloth, the delivery room will be quieter," said one doctor.
Lauersen in asking the delivery room nurse to falsify her records concerning the application of forceps is only exceeded by the physician's incompetence.
18, and she and her husband checked the newly renovated delivery room at the time, Imperial Household Agency officials said.
The physician, recognizing the immediate need for a physician in the labor and delivery room, responded immediately.
Widely distributed in the environment, the organism has been recovered from dust, vegetables, and crustaceans (6) and was isolated from different areas in a hospital (recovery room, intensive care unit, delivery room, treatment room, premature nursery) and from numerous objects (7).
Malpractice; videotape recording; liability, legal; delivery room.
I heard a minister recently gushing over the presence of "the spirit" in the delivery room where his daughter was born.
After all, how many new parents have said the very same in the delivery room - only to change their tune when their babes have begun to walk?
My sister, on the way to the delivery room with her fourth child, kept muttering the Memorare over and over.