The benefits of transport have been extended to include obstetrical
patients, who are now being transported by air with increasing frequency to tertiary care facilities.
Without knowing the magnitude of the resistance to male nurses being part of the obstetrical
staff, it is difficult to fathom how Camden-Clark could persuasively establish that the essence of its business of patient care would he undermined if it hired male nurses in the obstetrics department .
It was confusing that on one side of the obstetrical
unit, pediatricians were placing extremely premature infants on warmers, intubating them to help them breathe, and rushing them off to the NICU, while on the other side similar premature infants/fetuses were being delivered in bedpans and covered with drapes.
Because the program includes care of women in the hospital's obstetrical
triage area, this type of laborist program is generally able to pay for itself, unlike traditional models that rely on lower revenue from delivery fees.
The study sample included 1,141,641 obstetrical
patients from 369 hospitals (995 hospital years) in six states (California, Florida, Kentucky, New York, Texas, Washington, and Wisconsin) that met the following conditions: reported at least one live birth in the 2002 American Hospital Association Annual Survey; provided at least 1 year of discharge data to their state government; and responded to an author-developed 2004 survey on the organization and resources of nursing, anesthesia, and medical obstetrical
The redesigned WatchChild solution evolved from a recognized need to provide an integrated and intuitive way to manage obstetrical
operations, including reporting, communication, care plan development, skin and fall assessment screening and operating room record/pre-anesthesia checklists.
The project trains birth attendants in African villages and arranges for obstetrical
emergency patients to be transported to district hospitals.
instituted a comprehensive program of case management, patient education, utilization management, and home health services designed to both improve clinical outcomes of pregnancy and reduce the costs of delivering obstetrical
, perinatal, and neonatal services in an HMO.
Developed for obstetrical
use, ritodrine is the only drug specifically approved for treatment of preterm labor by the Food and Drug Administration.
Ob/Gyn and Abdominal Sonography will provide updates for standard practices in abdominal, obstetrical
, gynecologic, and vascular sonography.
Vanderbilt University Hospital's obstetrical
program, newborn nursery and neonatal unit would link up to the Monroe Carell Jr.
The highest rate of obstetrical
injuries occurred during vaginal births with instruments.