Andrea Forman Woolner

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Recent years have witnessed a rise in maternal obesity, which is independently associated with an increased risk of stillbirth. The pathophysiology is unclear, but it is likely related to abnormal placental function, and inflammatory, metabolic and hormonal imbalances in the mother. Obesity is associated with conditions such as diabetes, which can also(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine whether termination of pregnancy (TOP), including the method used or gestational age at termination, affects future obstetric and perinatal outcomes. DESIGN Register-based cohort. SETTING Aberdeen Maternity Hospital, Scotland, UK. POPULATION From the Aberdeen Maternity and Neonatal Databank (AMND) we identified 3186 women who(More)
Childhood cancers are treated with myelotoxic chemotherapy. Resultant neutropenia can lead to life-threatening infections. There is no consistent guidance on infection control precautions for neutropenic patients who are not yet febrile or infected. Although it is not possible to eradicate infection risk, it is conceivable that the risk could be reduced by(More)
BACKGROUND Clinical experience is fundamental for medical and midwifery student education. Patient willingness for student participation is perceived as low in obstetrics and gynaecology. We explored the views of pregnant women on medical and midwifery student training. METHODS Pregnant women were invited to participate in a cross-sectional survey at(More)
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