Natalie McLeod

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OBJECTIVE To investigate the relationship between prepregnancy obesity and maternal outcomes. METHODS A 15-year, population-based cohort study using the Nova Scotia Atlee Perinatal Database compared maternal outcomes in obese and nonobese women. Prepregnancy weight of 55-75 kg was considered nonobese, and weight greater than 90 kg was considered obese.(More)
OBJECTIVES (1) To identify independent risk factors for anal sphincter laceration, (2) to determine the trend in rates of anal sphincter laceration over a 10-year period, and (3) to examine the impact of temporal trends in risk factors on anal sphincter laceration rates. METHODS Population-based data were obtained from the Nova Scotia Atlee Perinatal(More)
OBJECTIVE When decreased fetal movement is noticed, delay in seeking care is associated with poor perinatal outcomes, including stillbirth. Health care providers are responsible for educating women about normal fetal movement and the appropriate actions they should take if it decreases. This study aimed to demonstrate our pregnant population's understanding(More)
OBJECTIVES To systematically review the literature pertaining to the prevalence of depression and anxiety in patients with ovarian cancer as a function of treatment stage. DESIGN Systematic review and meta-analysis. PARTICIPANTS 3623 patients with ovarian cancer from primary research investigations. PRIMARY OUTCOME MEASURE The prevalence of depression(More)
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