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Published on BioPortfolio: 2017-05-15T15:00:26-0400
This study aims to adapt and implement a district-led, policy-based, low cost Maternal and Newborn Health (MNH) intervention package using the MamaToto process, proven successful in Uganda...
This study will assess the ability for continuous electronic feedback to reduce the length of second stage labor and improve maternal and fetal outcomes.
There is a trend to offer personalized care in many medical domains. In the field of labor pain, it appears that maternal satisfaction about care is multifactorial, and that labor pain is ...
A RCT to evaluate the impact of unrestricted low fat, low residue oral intake during labor on maternal and neonatal outcomes as well as maternal satisfaction.
Introduction Maternal and neonatal mortality continue to be to be prominent public health issues in sub Saharan Africa including Ghana, with slow progress made towards attainment of Millen...
Given the significant morbidity and mortality of maternal sepsis, early identification is key to improve outcomes. This study aims to evaluate the performance characteristics of the systemic inflammat...
Sepsis was the main cause of maternal mortality in Suriname, a middle-income country. Objective of this study was to perform a qualitative analysis of the clinical and management aspects of sepsis-rel...
Obese women have increased leptin levels and longer duration of labor compared to normal weight women. Leptin has an inhibitory effect on myometrial contractility in vitro. Our purpose was to examine ...
To assess whether prolonged induction of labor was associated with increased maternal or neonatal morbidity.
Maternal delivery is the costliest event during pregnancy, especially if a complicated delivery occurs that requires emergency hospital services. A health financing scheme or program that covers compr...
Systemic inflammatory response syndrome with a proven or suspected infectious etiology. When sepsis is associated with organ dysfunction distant from the site of infection, it is called severe sepsis. When sepsis is accompanied by HYPOTENSION despite adequate fluid infusion, it is called SEPTIC SHOCK.
Labor and delivery without medical intervention, usually involving RELAXATION THERAPY.
The beginning of true OBSTETRIC LABOR which is characterized by the cyclic uterine contractions of increasing frequency, duration, and strength causing CERVICAL DILATATION to begin (LABOR STAGE, FIRST ).
The repetitive uterine contraction during childbirth which is associated with the progressive dilation of the uterine cervix (CERVIX UTERI). Successful labor results in the expulsion of the FETUS and PLACENTA. Obstetric labor can be spontaneous or induced (LABOR, INDUCED).
Transmission of genetic characters, qualities, and traits, solely from maternal extra-nuclear elements such as MITOCHONDRIAL DNA or MATERNAL MESSENGER RNA.