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Indications Contributing to the Increasing Cesarean Delivery Rate
OBJECTIVE: To examine physician-documented indications for cesarean delivery in order to investigate the specific factors contributing to the increasing cesarean delivery rate. METHODS: We analyzedExpand
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Knowledge, attitudes, and practices regarding conception and fertility: a population-based survey among reproductive-age United States women.
OBJECTIVE To assess overall knowledge, attitudes, and practices related to conception and fertility among reproductive-age women in the United States. DESIGN Online survey of a cross-sectionalExpand
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Outcomes of care in birth centers: demonstration of a durable model.
INTRODUCTION The safety and effectiveness of birth center care have been demonstrated in previous studies, including the National Birth Center Study and the San Diego Birth Center Study. This studyExpand
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The significance of perineural invasion in early-stage cervical cancer.
INTRODUCTION Cervical cancer spreads directly and through lymphatic and vascular channels. Perineural invasion is an alternative method of spread. Several risk factors portend poor prognosis andExpand
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Prenatal Exposure to Acetaminophen and Asthma in Children
OBJECTIVE: To estimate whether prenatal exposure to acetaminophen is associated with risk of diagnosed asthma and asthma symptoms in children. METHODS: The authors prospectively followed 1,505Expand
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MyD88 predicts chemoresistance to paclitaxel in epithelial ovarian cancer
Introduction: Early identification of chemoresistance in patients with ovarian cancer is of utmost importance in order to provide them with the most appropriate therapy. Recently, we described theExpand
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Electronic fetal heart rate monitoring and its relationship to neonatal and infant mortality in the United States.
t h w b c b t m f b TO THE EDITORS: Chen et al found decreased early neonatal mortality rates among infants who were recorded on birth certificates as having had electronic fetal monitoring (EFM)Expand
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Developing an Internet-Based Decision Aid for Women Choosing Between Vaginal Birth After Cesarean and Planned Repeat Cesarean.
INTRODUCTION In response to the call to develop strategies to engage women and providers in shared decision making, this article outlines a framework and process used to create an Internet-basedExpand
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Effect of 2 stitches vs 1 stitch on the prevention of preterm birth in women with singleton pregnancies who undergo cervical cerclage.
OBJECTIVE This study investigates whether 2 cerclage stitches are more effective than 1 stitch in the prevention of preterm birth. STUDY DESIGN This is a retrospective cohort study of 150 singletonExpand
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The probability of neonatal respiratory distress syndrome as a function of gestational age and lecithin/sphingomyelin ratio.
We sought to define the risk of neonatal respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) as a function of both lecithin/sphingomyelin (L/S) ratio and gestational age. Amniotic fluid L/S ratio data were collectedExpand
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