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Maternal activity restriction and the prevention of preterm birth.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19766979     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Activity restriction is 1 of the most common interventions used in obstetrics. Although it is used for many reasons, 1 of the most common is to prevent preterm birth in those at risk. This review of the literature describes the potential advantages, disadvantages, and efficacy of activity restriction for the prevention of preterm birth.
Anthony C Sciscione
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review     Date:  2009-09-20
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of obstetrics and gynecology     Volume:  202     ISSN:  1097-6868     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Obstet. Gynecol.     Publication Date:  2010 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-03-08     Completed Date:  2010-04-06     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370476     Medline TA:  Am J Obstet Gynecol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  232.e1-5     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright 2010 Mosby, Inc. All rights reserved.
Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Christiana Hospital, Newark, DE, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Bed Rest*
Bone Density
Motor Activity*
Muscular Atrophy / epidemiology
Obstetric Labor, Premature / prevention & control*
Premature Birth / prevention & control*
Stress, Psychological
Venous Thromboembolism / epidemiology
Women, Working

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