second stage of labor


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stage

 [stāj]
1. a distinct period or phase, as of development of a disease or organism. For specific names of stages, see under the name.
2. the platform of a microscope on which the slide containing the object to be studied is placed.
anal stage in psychoanalytic theory, the second stage of psychosexual development, occurring between the ages of 1 and 3 years, during which the infant's activities, interests, and concerns are on the anal zone. It is preceded by the oral stage and followed by the phallic stage. See also sexual development.
first stage of labor see labor.
fourth stage of labor see labor.
genital stage in psychoanalytic theory, the last stage in psychosexual development, occurring during puberty, during which the person can achieve sexual gratification from genital-to-genital contact and is capable of a mature relationship with a person of the opposite sex. It follows the latency stage. See also sexual development.
latency stage
1. the incubation period of any infectious disorder.
2. the quiescent period following an active period in certain infectious diseases, during which the pathogen remains dormant for a variable length of time before again initiating signs of active disease.
3. in psychoanalytic theory, the relatively quiescent period in psychosexual development following the phallic stage and lasting from age 5 or 6 years to adolescence. Energy is focused on learning and on more organized play. See also sexual development.
oral stage in psychoanalytic theory, the earliest stage of psychosexual development, lasting from birth to about 18 months, during which the oral zone is the center of the infant's needs, expression, and pleasurable erotic experiences. It is followed by the anal stage. See also sexual development.
phallic stage in psychoanalytic theory, the third stage in psychosexual development, lasting from age 2 or 3 years to 5 or 6 years, during which sexual interest, curiosity, and pleasurable experiences are centered on the penis in boys and the clitoris in girls. It is preceded by the anal stage and followed by the latency stage. See also sexual development.
prodromal stage the period of early symptoms of a disease occurring after the incubation period and just before the appearance of the characteristic symptoms of the disease.
second stage of labor see labor.
third stage of labor see labor.
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Maternal outcomes associated with persistent OP position include protracted first and second stage of labor, arrest of second stage of labor, and increased rates of operative vaginal delivery, anal sphincter injury, CD, postpartum hemorrhage, chorioamnionitis, and endomyometritis.
The addition of opioid to low dose of local anesthetics greatly improves the quality of labor analgesia, without prolonging first or second stage of labor, without affecting mode of delivery as well as neurobehavioral status of the newborn.
In this study, we found that a prolonged duration of the second stage of labor is a risk factor for increased retinal hemorrhage.
Fetal bradycardia was seen in six women in group one (one because of hyperstimulation) and in five women during the second stage of labor. Eight women had a nonreassuring fetal heart rate pattern in group two, out of which five were due to uterine hyperstimulation and second stage decelerations.
As it is a lifesaving procedure for mother and fetus in many situation.in skilled hand it is very safe and important to cut short of second stage of labor or even prophylactic use also.
Both groups were compared on oxytocin infusion in the first and second stage of labor and the extension of episiotomy to the vaginal walls (anterior, posterior, etc.) in the second stage of labor.
Torsion of uterus is a complication of late first stage or early second stage of labor due to instability of uterus which results from greater curvature of organ being dorsal and uterus being disposed anteriorly to its subilial suspension by broad ligaments.
The mean duration of second stage of labor was 34 minutes in continuous group and 30 minutes in intermittent group; there is no significant difference (P = 0.3).
Design work started as soon as the designer of choice in February 2014 and will continue in the first phase, the end of the year 2014, and the second stage of labor and the early planning of the implementation to the form of at least the end of 2016.
She delivered her baby vaginally, alter a second stage of labor lasting more than three hours.
* Foetal distress in second stage of labor as evidenced by passage of meconium , abnormal FHR patterns at CTG recordings, umbilical cord prolapse in second stage of labour.