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The validity of a questionnaire on medical drug use during pregnancy was tested against information collected 7 years previously (in 1983-1984) at the University Hospital of Nijmegen, the Netherlands. The study population consisted of women with high-risk pregnancies. The sensitivity for drug categories varied between 0% and 80%. The sensitivity was highest… (More)
The use of medication during low-risk pregnancy was studied prospectively in a cohort of women supervised by specialist obstetricians at a university hospital (n = 332) and a cohort of women supervised by midwives in private practice (n = 250). More women under supervision of obstetricians/gynaecologists used medication (87.7%) than women supervised by… (More)
A case of extrasystoles in the fetal electrocardiogram during labour is presented as a possible early sign of fetal-neonatal sepsis. Colleagues are invited to respond similar experience.
Fetal arrhythmia (extrasystoles) is usually caused by vagotonia and thought to be innocuous. Four case reports are presented in which arrhythmia accompanied myocardial localization of tuberous sclerosis, fetal sepsis, fetal hypoxia and acidemia.
The obstetrical policy during labor at two University clinics in Nottingham (United Kingdom) and Nijmegen (The Netherlands) was investigated prospectively and simultaneously during a period of three months (1984). At the University of Nijmegen the obstetrical population tended to be more 'pathologic', and less intervention during labor was observed for… (More)