Richard Matis

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BACKGROUND Macrosomic fetuses are at increased risk of shoulder dystocia. We aimed to compare induction of labour with expectant management for large-for-date fetuses for prevention of shoulder dystocia and other neonatal and maternal morbidity associated with macrosomia. METHODS We did this pragmatic, randomised controlled trial between Oct 1, 2002, and(More)
Routine monitoring of Fetal Heart Rate (FHR) during labor enables diagnosis of fetal distress and appropriate management by the medical staff. Diagnosis of fetal distress relies mainly on a subjective visual assessment of FHR variations using baseline level, oscillations magnitude, decelerations and their time-relation to the parturient uterine(More)
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