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Postterm pregnancy: how can we improve outcomes?
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18928576     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
TARGET AUDIENCE: Obstetricians & Gynecologists, Family Physicians.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES: After completion of this article, the reader should be able to recall the increasing risks of poor outcomes associated with prolonged pregnancy, demonstrate knowledge regarding gestational dating and use of cervical ripening agents in their care of pregnant women, and use evidence-based information when counseling their term patients regarding postterm pregnancy management.
Authors:
Aaron B Caughey; Victoria V Snegovskikh; Errol R Norwitz
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Obstetrical & gynecological survey     Volume:  63     ISSN:  1533-9866     ISO Abbreviation:  Obstet Gynecol Surv     Publication Date:  2008 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-10-20     Completed Date:  2009-02-09     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401007     Medline TA:  Obstet Gynecol Surv     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  715-24     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA. abcmd@berkeley.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Female
Fetal Monitoring
Gestational Age*
Humans
Labor, Induced
Obstetrics
Physician's Practice Patterns*
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Outcome*
Pregnancy, Prolonged / prevention & control*
Risk Factors

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