obstetrics

Oral prostaglandin safer than vaginal for induction?A study in Sweden looked at safety and effectiveness.
Rising preterm birth rates: Time to double down on our effortsSeven strategies to fight the rising tide.
Prolonged PROM, labor induction, and cesareansA study looked at the outcomes for women who had prolonged premature rupture of membranes at term.
Misoprostol versus dinoprostone for labor inductionA recent study in Austria looked at the results in more than 200 labor inductions.
Maternal obesity and the fetal brain
Maternal obesity and the fetal brainThe problems go beyond fetal metabolic programming. Obesity has effects on fetal neurodevelopment.
Get a handle on the Scanzoni maneuverThis forceps-aided rotation can be used when the fetus is occiput posterior and the head is low in the pelvis.
Legally Speaking: Did induction cause this uterine rupture?An ob/gyn saves a patient's life and uterus, but then is faced with a lawsuit.
ACOG Guidelines at a Glance: Nausea and Vomiting of PregnancyThis common condition of pregnancy has potential for costly medical management and significant psychosocial and medical morbidity.
Protocols for High-Risk Pregnancies: DepressionA snapshot of Protocol 3 from the 6th edition of Protocols for High-Risk Pregnancies: An Evidence-Based Approach
Legally Speaking: Acute fatty liver disease in pregnancy results in stillbirthThe verdicts and settlements involved in this case and 8 others.