obstetric obstetric  /əb ˈstɛ trɪk/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or relating to or used in or practicing obstetrics

Usage(s):

  1. In order to fulfill that last promise, Sam, who also has a regular gynecological practice, accepts obstetric patients by due date no more than four women due per month.
  2. All of which puts the obstetrics community in an uneasy ethical position.
  3. All of which puts the obstetrics community in an uneasy ethical position.

News

  1. How Mobile Phones Can Improve Health Care

    Obstetric fistula, an injury that occurs in unattended childbirth and causes incontinence, is among the most intractable challenges of extreme poverty.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  2. Hudson hospitals launch emergency departments for expectant mothers

    Hoboken University Medical Center and Christ Hospital announced this morning that they will be opening Obstetric Emergency Departments to handle emergencies for expectant mothers.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: The Jersey Journal

Quotes

  1. "We want to ensure that we can offer a comprehensive package of life-saving health services, including family planning, skilled attendance at birth and access to emergency obstetric care," said Ms. Obaid.
    on Apr 23, 2007 By: Thoraya Obaid Source: UN News Centre

  2. "Obstetric fistula has been relatively neglected despite the devastating impact it has on the lives of girls and women in developing courtiers," says Liya Kebede. "I am thrilled and honored to be back in my native country to take part in the...
    on Sep 1, 2006 By: Liya Kebede Source: World Health Organization (press release)

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