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ob·stet·ric

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

obstetric

(ŏb-stĕt′rĭk, əb-) also

obstetrical

(-rĭ-kəl)
adj.
Of or relating to the profession of obstetrics or the care of women during and after pregnancy.

ob·stet′ri·cal·ly adv.

obstetric

adjective Referring to obstetrics.

ob·stet·ric

(ob-stet-rĭk)
Relating to obstetrics.
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As we marked the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula yesterday(May 23), both county and the national governments need to create more awareness on obstetric fistula by providing the highest attainable standard of healthcare, reproductive health included, as the Constitution stipulates.
Before commencing the project, a baseline assessment of each district was carried out with special reference to the availability of basic and comprehensive emergency obstetric signal functions.
Esther's life changed when our team of fistula specialists identified her problem during screening at a medical camp hosted by the Beyond Zero Medical Safari in Narok late last year.Of the 299 women screened in the county, 67 had obstetric fistula.
Emergency obstetric hysterectomy (EOH) can be a life-saving intervention for cases of severe intra-or postpartum hemorrhage (PPH).
Cullen concurred, calling the current situation "unconscionable." One of the primary reasons he sought AAFP leadership, he said, was to bring experiences learned during his 25 years of obstetric practice in rural Alaska to bear on the current crisis.
Ultrasound machines were available in 23.4% of the anesthesia departments; however, only 8.5% reported its use in obstetric cases.
He said it is immoral that the poorest, most vulnerable women and girls suffer needlessly from the devastating condition of obstetric fistula.
Women who may not be able to seek immediate obstetric care in the event of foetal or maternal compromise, or who may not be able to monitor themselves appropriately, should be discouraged from fasting.
"Obstetrician-gynecologists and other obstetric care providers should be in the forefront of policy efforts to enable all women to recover from birth and nurture their infants," the authors write.
Results: A total of 60 women-30 cases with thrombotic obstetric complications as 'cases' and 30 as 'controls' - were included in the study.
Obstetric fistula can be caused by prolonged labour which is mostly unrelieved, lack of access to a C-section, and low quality of C-section which can lead to iatrogenic fistula.
Emergency obstetric hysterectomy (EOH) refers to surgical removal of a pregnant uterus or recently pregnant uterus.