failure to progress


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failure to progress

A term of art referring to a slow dilation of the uterine of less than 1 cm/hour for 2 consecutive hours.

failure to progress

Obstetrics Cervical changes of < 1 cm/hr for 2 consecutive hrs; active management of labor does not ↓ the rate of C-section but may ↓ length of labor and ↑ Pt satisfaction in nulliparas

failure to progress

In pregnancy, a stall during labor. It may be due to slow cervical dilation, a delay in the descent of the fetal head through the birth canal, or ineffective uterine contractions.
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Rafael Benitez fears the failure to progress in the Champions League could cost him Torres and Gerrard Tom Hicks Jnr has further exposed the hostile relationship between Liverpool owners and fans
It is they, for reasons unknown, who are seen as the root cause of Liverpool's failure to progress this term, rather than anyone directly involved in the football side of operation.
His failure to progress in a couple of outings at Lingfield during January was a little disappointing.
Sugrue, for his part, had no doubts about the reasons behind Merthyr's failure to progress to the first round proper of the competition and what would have been an away tie with Stafford Rangers
Failure to progress to the next size dilator occurred 2 times in the steroid group, compared with 132 times in the sham injection group; this difference was also statistically significant.
But the 27-year-old knows what went wrong in his defeat by Ferreira and he believes his failure to progress was down to not being positive enough.
But this impressive list of achievements has always been tempered by the failure to progress further than the Heineken Cup quarter-finals especially when they boasted a star-studded squad nicknamed the 'galacticos'.
The Etihad club's need for an overhaul was also made clear by the failure to progress past the group stages of the Champions League for a second successive season.
Rimmer claimed there was no excuse for his failure to progress through his 800m heat, with a troublesome groin injury affecting his winter schedule.
Failure to progress beyond the group stage of the Champions League was galling for United, but the healing process will be that much swifter with success in this competition, despite its secondary status.
Zigic insisted Blues' European exploits should receive credit but he felt slightly culpable at their failure to progress to the last 32.
Cesarean section, most often done for failure to progress during the first stage of labor, was performed in 23% of 411 women induced using a Foley catheter, and in 20% of 408 women induced using vaginal prostaglandin E2 gel (relative risk, 1.

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