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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6) In our case emergency LSCS was planned due to failure to progress.
The failure to progress this development leaves Bedlington in a state of limbo.
The failure to progress the development leaves the undeveloped gap in the centre of the town's Market Place as a continued eyesore in what is otherwise an extremely attractive tree-lined main thoroughfare through Bedlington.
Prandelli replaced Marcello Lippi at the helm in 2010, looking to restore national pride after Italy's failure to progress past the group stages of the World Cup in South Africa.
To some that has only exacerbated already longstanding disillusionment with the club's failure to progress up the English topflight and if attendances are a gauge for anything, which is an arguable point given the economic climate,that dissatisfaction has manifested itself through the turnstiles.
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While Mancini insists he retains the support of City owner Sheikh Mansour, their failure to progress from the group stage of the Champions League for the second year running was a major disappointment for the club, the paper reported,
Failure to progress past Barcelona and the Premier League leaders and it would essentially signal the end of Madrid's season and perhaps even the reign of Jose Mourinho.
The failure to progress in the bilateral IAEA-Iranian meetings is also likely to affect the multi-lateral "5+1" talks between Iran and the United States, Russia, China, France, Britain and Germany.
This combination of a failure to progress coupled with the deterioration of the political situation is the basis for a failed state.
Chelsea's failure to progress owes much to Torres' inability to justify his $80 million-plus price tag with goals, with only one in Group E before Wednesday.
But he admitted there was no excuse for his failure to progress beyond the 800m first round at the Olympic Stadium.

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