M F Poskin

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OBJECTIVE The goal of this project was to study the increasing risk of induction of labor in a community hospital and to determine whether it had an adverse effect on the rate of cesarean delivery. STUDY DESIGN From January 1, 1990, through July 31, 1997, 18,055 consecutive singleton pregnancies in women who were candidates for labor were reviewed via a(More)
The objective of this paper is to determine the importance of perinatal factors predicting occurrence of severe intracranial hemorrhage (ICH) in premature newborns. A post-hoc analysis of a previously published randomized, double-blinded, prospective trial was performed. Logistic regression analysis was used to assess the importance of obstetrical variables(More)
OBJECTIVE Our goal was to study changing patterns of low-birth-weight outcome over the past decade as deregionalized perinatal care has occurred. STUDY DESIGN Live births and neonatal mortality for two 5-year periods (1982 to 1986 vs 1990 to 1994) were calculated by hospital of delivery in the state of Missouri. Self-designated level of perinatal care was(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe the occurrence, treatment, and outcome of maternal oxygen desaturation during magnesium sulfate therapy. METHODS A post hoc analysis of a randomized double-blind trial, designed to determine if mothers at risk for premature delivery treated with phenobarbital and vitamin K had less frequent intracranial hemorrhage in their newborns,(More)
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