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Common respiratory issues in ambulatory obstetrics.
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PMID:  22828112     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This article reviews the diagnosis and management of the most common respiratory conditions complicating pregnancy-asthma and influenza. We also review strategies for smoking cessation in pregnancy as, in addition to exacerbating all other pulmonary conditions, smoking is the most modifiable risk factor for poor pregnancy outcome. Moreover, the obstetrician frequently encounters each of these conditions in the ambulatory setting. A thorough knowledge of the normal pregnancy-induced physiological respiratory changes combined with a comprehensive understanding of how to manage these conditions, will provide the obstetrician with the armamentarium needed to optimize health outcomes for mothers and their fetuses.
Authors:
Kelly M Orzechowski; Richard C Miller
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical obstetrics and gynecology     Volume:  55     ISSN:  1532-5520     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Obstet Gynecol     Publication Date:  2012 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-07-25     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0070014     Medline TA:  Clin Obstet Gynecol     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  798-809     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
*Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania †Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, St Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, New Jersey.
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