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Term pregnancy: time for a redefinition.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21890025     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The designation term pregnancy and the distinction between term, preterm, and postterm pregnancy carry with them significant clinical implications with respect to the management of pregnancy complications. Although the potential hazards of both preterm birth and postterm pregnancy have been long recognized, little attention has, until recently, been given to the differential morbidity experienced by neonates born at different times within the 5-week interval classically considered term gestation. This article is a reevaluation of the concept of term pregnancy in light of current data.
Authors:
Steven L Clark; Alan R Fleischman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinics in perinatology     Volume:  38     ISSN:  1557-9840     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Perinatol     Publication Date:  2011 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-09-05     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7501306     Medline TA:  Clin Perinatol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  557-64     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Women's and Children's Clinical Services Group, Hospital Corporation of America, 217 Melrose Road, PO Box 404, Twin Bridges, MT 59754, USA.
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