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, obstetrical (ob-stet'rik, -ri-kăl),
Relating to obstetrics.

obstetric, obstetrical


adjective Referring to obstetrics.

obstetrical, obstetric

pertaining to or emanating from obstetrics.

obstetrical anesthesia
an anesthetic procedure designed especially for patients undergoing cesarean operation or intrauterine manipulation of the fetus. The particular additional responsibility in this kind of anesthesia is the survival of the fetus.
obstetrical assistance
assistance to the dam in the expulsion of the fetus varying from simple traction to episiotomy, fetal manipulation in the uterus, fetotomy and cesarean section.
obstetrical chains
see obstetric chain.
obstetrical instruments
there is a large range including long-handled and finger-grip fetotomy knives; eyehooks, either long-handled or threaded onto obstetric rope; fetotome; obstetric wire; Kuhn's crutch for repelling or rotating the fetus; obstetric forceps; traction chains and handles; fetal extractor.
obstetrical saw
wire saw used in fetotomes. There are two types, Swedish and gigli wire saw.
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Conclusion: Renal morbidities were more frequently observed in obstetrical emergencies leading to high morbidity and mortality rate.
In grand multiparas excellent obstetrical outcome needs active interventions by improving literacy rate, safe and effective contraception, provision of good health care facilities and by increasing awareness about facilities.
Nursing students want to be involved and participate in their obstetrical clinical hospital experience but often they are limited by a lack of labor basics, the practical aspects of labor support, and what they can do to assist the nursing staff and the patients.
7 million (15% of all pregnant women) are likely to experience some obstetrical and medical complication4.
In a multivariate analysis that adjusted for maternal age, body mass index, number of previous cesareans, and institutional obstetrical volume, the odds ratios were 2.
The incidence of obstetrical brachial plexus palsy is about 1 to 1.
Specifically, we sought to create a robust risk adjustment model for maternal risk; we analyzed caesarean deliveries (those most likely to involve anesthesia-associated risk) separately; we implemented three separate propensity models to control for selection and analyzed, as a specification check, an outcome (obstetrical trauma) unlikely to be associated with anesthesia but perhaps associated with other hospital factors that might increase patient risk for poor obstetrical outcomes; and we reanalyzed the data omitting hospitals most likely to be referral centers for high-risk deliveries so as to provide a more direct comparison of obstetrical experience for the vast majority of patients who are not transferred or referred away from their first hospital of choice.
They further find that an integrated approach (improved access to family planning and safe abortion, coupled with stepwise improvements in skilled birth attendants, improved care before and after birth, reduced home births, and improved emergency obstetrical care) could ultimately prevent more than 3 out of 4 maternal deaths.
explores the use of hypnotic techniques with gynecological and obstetrical patients the primary techniques and theoretical frameworks are explained, followed by case examples with a problematic obstetrical patient, and antenatal group, two cases of hyperemesis, gravidarium, and a patient fearful of inserting a vaginal applicator Kroger's method, which is primarily used, and the process, problems, and issues are explored while the case examples focus on pathological situations, these techniques are also useful in normal obstetrical and gynecological situations
shall provide notice to the obstetrical patients thereof as to the limited no-fault alternative for birth-related neurological injuries.
In a rare study of discrimination during prenatal and obstetrical care, nearly 20% of mothers reported discrimination by providers during prenatal care, labor, or delivery.