Kiley A. Bernhard

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Objective This study aims to determine if shoulder dystocia is associated with a difference in the fetal abdominal (AC) to head circumference (HC) of 50 mm or more noted on antenatal ultrasound. Study Design A multicenter matched case-control study was performed comparing women who had shoulder dystocia to controls who did not. Women with vaginal births of(More)
OBJECTIVE To ascertain the influence and utilization of the American College Obstetricians and Gynecologists practice bulletins (PBs) by measuring their citations in three different search tools. STUDY DESIGN PBs in obstetrics (OB-PBs) and gynecology (GYN-PBs) published from September 1998 to December 2009 were identified. PubMed, Ovid MEDLINE, and Web of(More)
UNLABELLED Background and objective: Insulin and leptin hormones are important regulators of food intake and energy balance. There is limited information about insulin and leptin hormones in neonates. This preliminary study aimed to investigate the concentrations of insulin and leptin in umbilical cord plasma and neonate's saliva and their relationships. (More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate neonatal and maternal outcomes in obese pregnant women whose weight gain differed from the Institute of Medicine (IOM) recommendations. STUDY DESIGN Maternal and neonatal outcomes associated with weight change in pregnancy were retrospectively investigated in women with obesity (body mass index (BMI) ⩾30 kg m(-2); N=10734) who gave(More)
The purpose of this review is to provide evidence-based guidance for surgical decisions during abdominal hysterectomy performed for benign indications. Using combinations of terms “abdominal,” “hysterectomy,” and “randomized clinical trials (RCT),” we performed Ovid, PubMed, and Cochrane searches for publications between 1988 and 2008. After reviewing over(More)
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