presenting part

presenting part

(part)
Before delivery, the fetal anatomical structure nearest the internal cervical os, identified by sonogram or palpation during vaginal examination.
See: presentation for illus
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I think if it was released two or three years ago this would have been more suitable, so instead of presenting part two from the same story we can make a new movie but with the same cast.
Lakeside Behavioral Health hosted District 1 in August, with Joy Golden, MSN, RN, CEO of Lakeside, presenting part two of our opioid update, "Opioids, Overdose, and Overwhelmed".
(2) We strive to be at the bedside sooner than when the nurse calls "she is crowning." This allows communication with the woman, attending nurse, and support person(s), as well as for a brief review of recent estimated fetal weight, length of the second stage, position of the presenting part, degree of flexion, presence of caput, and other last-minute details.
Emyr, known to everyone as Himyrs, said: "It's semi-autobiographical and in a way is my way of presenting part of my life story.
Cervical dilatation, moulding, descent of the presenting part and blood pressure monitored every four hours; (2).
IntroductionLabour is onset of regular uterine contraction followed by progressive cervical dilatation effacement and descent of the presenting part.1 It has been traditional concept in obstetrics that engagement of foetal head occurs by the 38th week.
Other performers will include other international soloists, students from the Moscow State Dance Theatre presenting part of the Nutcracker Ballet, young Omani musicians from the Oud Hobbyists Association, a Serbian youth orchestra, and a girls' dance troupe from Tajikistan.
Presenting part of the "common vision" for the city, George Lordos said: "The goal should be a city of tomorrow -- a model of peaceful co-existence and a magnet for creative youth to live." A city that would be ecological and technological, he added.
These included ballottement (present or absent) of fetal parts in the uterine fundus, and of the presenting part in the lower pole of the uterus.
"I can't say what show but I was presenting part of the show and I would love to do more."
Investigators classified laboring women (n=51) as having continued fluid loss and no fetal membranes covering the presenting part and progressing to delivery.
The group has raised $141,000, presenting part of that sum at a February 12 candlelight vigil in memory of both WTC and tsunami victims.