obstetrics obstetrics  /əb ˈstɛ trɪks/


  • (n) the branch of medicine dealing with childbirth and care of the mother


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  1. All of which puts the obstetrics community in an uneasy ethical position.
  2. All of which puts the obstetrics community in an uneasy ethical position.
  3. But an obstetrics researcher in Seattle recently concluded there's no way to give a pregnant woman enough of the antibiotic to be effective.


  1. Dr., Brother Killed In Madeline Island Plane Crash

    Ashland County authorities say a La Crosse doctor and his brother were killed in a single-engine plane crash on Madeline Island. Sheriff Mick Brennan identifies the victims as the pilot, 63-year-old Dr. Richard Renwick, and his brother, 58-year-old Bruce Renwick from Waunakee. WXOW-TV reports Dr. Renwick was a physician in obstetrics and gynecology at Gundersen Health System.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: CBS Minnesota

  2. Protest planned Thursday over Hoag's abortion ban

    A women's political organization and obstetrics-gynecology doctors from around Orange County plan to picket outside Hoag Hospital Newport Beach on Thursday to protest Hoag's ban on elective abortions.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Orange County Register

  3. FYI: Business

    The Peggy V. Helmerich Women's Health Center at Hillcrest Medical Center, in partnership with Tulsa Life Flight, has launched Oklahoma's only dedicated high-risk obstetrics air transport service.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Tulsa World

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  1. Alan Johnson said: "Doctors from overseas have played an invaluable role in the NHS for many years and will continue to do so. They have helped us fill key shortage areas such as psychiatry, obstetrics and gynaecology, and paediatrics. But as the...
    on Feb 6, 2008 By: Alan Johnson Source: netPR.pl (komunikaty prasowe)

  2. "Albertans learned (yesterday) that Alberta Health Services Board executives are receiving raises of up to 25% at a time when communities are losing obstetrics services and hospitals can't create new beds," said Swann. "They also receive up...
    on Mar 27, 2009 By: David Swann Source: Edmonton Sun

  3. "Most textbooks in obstetrics still recommend that physicians perform a generous episiotomy, yet there is no evidence that the procedure will reduce the likelihood of injury to the infant," lead author Edith D. Gurewitsch, MD, from Johns Hopkins...
    on Oct 5, 2004 By: Johns Hopkins Source: Medscape (registration)

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