prolonged labor


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prolonged labor

Obstetrics Labor of > 24 hrs duration, which may be due to a prolonged latent phase–> 20 hrs in a primigravida or > 14 hrs in a multipara, or due to a 'protraction disorder' in which there is protracted cervical dilatation in the active phase of labor and protracted descent of the fetus. See Labor.

prolonged labor

Abnormally slow progress of labor, lasting more than 20 hr.
See: dystocia
See also: labor
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The current prolonged labor negotiations for fiscal 2012 suggest that obtaining further personnel concessions will be difficult and may well need to be imposed unilaterally.
The system allows OB clinicians to better focus on the mothers and babies in their care by taking care of what computers do best -- assessing fetal heart rate patterns, variations and prolonged labor progression to increase situational awareness and minimize adverse conditions.
A WHO study (2006) on link of FGM/C and obstetric outcome in six African countries confirmed that deliveries by female who have undergone FGM/C are significantly more likely to have caesarean section, risk for excessive bleeding, prolonged labor and death.
Prolonged labor and postpartum bleeding were also significantly more common in planned home births.
Ultimately, I took the stand and spoke to the issues of premature rupture of membranes (PROM), prolonged labor, reproductive physiology, breech delivery, parents' rights, and abandonment following a dramatic presentation by Dr.
The current prolonged labor negotiations suggest that obtaining such personnel reductions, and future personnel concessions if needed, will be difficult.
The children's aid agency says the deaths happen because of premature birth and complications during birth, such as prolonged labor, pre-eclampsia and infection, which can be avoided if quality health experts are present.
We made it known that any call to strike could lead to a prolonged labor dispute.
These risks and uncertainties, include, but are not limited to, (i) the risk of a prolonged labor dispute with the USW or effects on the Company's upcoming negotiation of new collective bargaining agreement; (ii) uncertainties regarding the effects on the proposed merger between the Company and Essar Steel Holdings Ltd; (iii) uncertainties regarding the applicability of the USW's successorship clause; and (iv) certain other risks identified in section "Item 1A - Risk Factors" of the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2007, and other reports and filings with the SEC, which identify important risk factors that could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements.
vi] C-sections are performed extensively to address prolonged labor in high income regions such as the U.
Not until they get this prolonged labor negotiation put to bed.
MIAMI BEACH -- Hiking up the amount of maternal hydration during labor cuts the incidence of prolonged labor by half, Dr.

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