Jose M Belizan

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Publications

  1. pmc Lost opportunities for effective management of obstetric conditions to reduce maternal mortality and severe maternal morbidity in Argentina and Uruguay
    Ariel Karolinski
    Population Health Research Center CISAP Centro de Investigación en Salud Poblacional, Durand Hospital, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 110:175-80. 2010
  2. pmc Communities, birth attendants and health facilities: a continuum of emergency maternal and newborn care (the Global Network's EmONC trial)
    Omrana Pasha
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 10:82. 2010
  3. pmc Cigarette smoking and risk of gestational diabetes: a systematic review of observational studies
    Eliana M Wendland
    Faculty of Medicine, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 8:53. 2008
  4. ncbi The right to be accompanied at birth: new laws in Argentina and Uruguay
    Jose M Belizan
    Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Reprod Health Matters 13:158-9. 2005
  5. ncbi Health consequences of the increasing caesarean section rates
    Jose M Belizan
    Department of Mother and Child Health Research, Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy IECS, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Epidemiology 18:485-6. 2007
  6. pmc Antenatal corticosteroids trial in preterm births to increase neonatal survival in developing countries: study protocol
    Fernando Althabe
    Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy IECS, Dr Emilio Ravignani 2024, Buenos Aires, C1414CPV, Argentina
    Reprod Health 9:22. 2012
  7. pmc A pilot randomized controlled trial of controlled cord traction to reduce postpartum blood loss
    Fernando Althabe
    Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 107:4-7. 2009
  8. doi Using Uniject to increase the use of prophylactic oxytocin for management of the third stage of labor in Latin America
    Fernando Althabe
    Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy, IECS, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 114:184-9. 2011
  9. pmc Preferences for mode of delivery in nulliparous Argentinean women: a qualitative study
    Nancy H Liu
    Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy IECS, Dr, Emilio Ravignani 2024, C1414CPV, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Reprod Health 10:2. 2013
  10. doi Evidence-based maternal and perinatal healthcare practices in public hospitals in Argentina
    Ariel Karolinski
    Population Health Research Center CISAP, Durand Hospital, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 105:118-22. 2009

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Publications21

  1. pmc Lost opportunities for effective management of obstetric conditions to reduce maternal mortality and severe maternal morbidity in Argentina and Uruguay
    Ariel Karolinski
    Population Health Research Center CISAP Centro de Investigación en Salud Poblacional, Durand Hospital, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 110:175-80. 2010
    ..To review the use of evidence-based practices in the care of mothers who died or had severe morbidity attending public hospitals in two Latin American countries...
  2. pmc Communities, birth attendants and health facilities: a continuum of emergency maternal and newborn care (the Global Network's EmONC trial)
    Omrana Pasha
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 10:82. 2010
    ..However, the effectiveness of emergency obstetric and neonatal care services has never been proven. Also unproven is the effectiveness of community mobilization and community birth attendant training to improve pregnancy outcomes...
  3. pmc Cigarette smoking and risk of gestational diabetes: a systematic review of observational studies
    Eliana M Wendland
    Faculty of Medicine, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 8:53. 2008
    ..Therefore, we aimed to systematically review all epidemiological evidence to examine the association between cigarette smoking during pregnancy and risk of developing gestational diabetes mellitus...
  4. ncbi The right to be accompanied at birth: new laws in Argentina and Uruguay
    Jose M Belizan
    Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Reprod Health Matters 13:158-9. 2005
  5. ncbi Health consequences of the increasing caesarean section rates
    Jose M Belizan
    Department of Mother and Child Health Research, Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy IECS, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Epidemiology 18:485-6. 2007
    ..Testing of interventions to reduce unnecessary C-sections is also needed, with strategies to enhance the role of women in the process of their obstetric care...
  6. pmc Antenatal corticosteroids trial in preterm births to increase neonatal survival in developing countries: study protocol
    Fernando Althabe
    Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy IECS, Dr Emilio Ravignani 2024, Buenos Aires, C1414CPV, Argentina
    Reprod Health 9:22. 2012
    ..There is currently no clear evidence about the safety of antenatal corticosteroid use for community-level births...
  7. pmc A pilot randomized controlled trial of controlled cord traction to reduce postpartum blood loss
    Fernando Althabe
    Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 107:4-7. 2009
    ..To evaluate whether controlled cord traction (CCT) for management of the third stage of labor reduced postpartum blood loss compared with a "hands-off" management protocol...
  8. doi Using Uniject to increase the use of prophylactic oxytocin for management of the third stage of labor in Latin America
    Fernando Althabe
    Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy, IECS, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 114:184-9. 2011
    ..To evaluate a multifaceted intervention for effectiveness in increasing the use of prophylactic oxytocin by birth attendants (obstetricians, midwives, and nurses) working in small maternity hospitals in Argentina...
  9. pmc Preferences for mode of delivery in nulliparous Argentinean women: a qualitative study
    Nancy H Liu
    Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy IECS, Dr, Emilio Ravignani 2024, C1414CPV, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Reprod Health 10:2. 2013
    ..This information will inform the development and design of an assessment aimed at understanding the role of the women's preferences for mode of delivery...
  10. doi Evidence-based maternal and perinatal healthcare practices in public hospitals in Argentina
    Ariel Karolinski
    Population Health Research Center CISAP, Durand Hospital, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 105:118-22. 2009
    ..To investigate the use of beneficial maternal and perinatal healthcare practices in a network of public maternity hospitals in Argentina...
  11. ncbi Health inequality in Latin America
    Jose M Belizan
    Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Lancet 370:1599-600. 2007
  12. ncbi [Smoking during pregnancy in Argentina and Uruguay]
    Fernando Althabe
    Instituto de Efectividad Clínica y Sanitaria IECS, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Medicina (B Aires) 68:48-54. 2008
    ..For the development of a new program, any intervention intending to have at least a moderate and sustainable success, it should seriously consider including components targeting the smoking environment of the pregnant women who smoke...
  13. pmc Interest of pregnant women in the use of SMS (short message service) text messages for the improvement of perinatal and postnatal care
    Gabriela Cormick
    Department of Mother and Child Health Research, Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy, Dr Emilio Ravignani 2024, Buenos Aires, C1414CPV, Argentina
    Reprod Health 9:9. 2012
    ..This information is not available and it is the basis to develop a strategy for improving maternal care via cell phones...
  14. doi Neonatal death in low- to middle-income countries: a global network study
    Jose M Belizan
    Institute for Clinical Effectiveness, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Am J Perinatol 29:649-56. 2012
    ..To determine population-based neonatal mortality rates in low- and middle-income countries and to examine gestational age, birth weight, and timing of death to assess the potentially preventable neonatal deaths...
  15. ncbi Use of a rapid test on umbilical cord blood to screen for Trypanosoma cruzi infection in pregnant women in Argentina, Bolivia, Honduras, and Mexico
    Sergio Sosa-Estani
    Instituto de Efectividad Clínica y Sanitaria, Centro Nacional de Diagnóstico e Investigación de Endemoepidemias CeNDIE ANLIS Dr Carlos G Malbrán, Ministerio de Salud, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 79:755-9. 2008
    ..6% and 99.0%, respectively. These results show the ability for a rapid determination of the presence of T. cruzi-specific antibodies in umbilical cord blood as a pragmatic strategy to screen for infection in pregnant women...
  16. doi Inequities in the use of cesarean section deliveries in the world
    Luz Gibbons
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, Institute of Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 206:331.e1-19. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the unequal distribution in the performance of cesarean section delivery (CS) in the world and the resource-use implications of such inequity...
  17. doi Obstetric care for resident immigrant women in Argentina compared with Argentine women
    Courtney L Vetter
    Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 122:140-4. 2013
    ..To evaluate inequities in obstetric care in Argentina between women from Argentina and resident immigrants...
  18. ncbi [Rates of caesarean sections tn two types of private hospitals: restriced-access and open-access]
    Leonardo Paleari
    Programa de Efectividad Clínica, Centro de Educación Médica e Investigaciones Clínicas Norberto Quirno, Instituto Universitario CEMIC, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Ginecol Obstet Mex 80:263-9. 2012
    ..In recent years, rising rates of caesarean section are of concern in the medical community in many countries, especially in Latin America...
  19. doi A behavioral intervention to improve obstetrical care
    Fernando Althabe
    Institute of Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    N Engl J Med 358:1929-40. 2008
    ..Implementation of evidence-based obstetrical practices remains a significant challenge. Effective strategies to disseminate and implement such practices are needed...
  20. pmc Preterm birth, an unresolved issue
    Jose M Belizan
    Instituto de Efectividad Clínica y Sanitaria IECS, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Reprod Health 10:58. 2013
    ..This is critical in order to achieve the Millennium Development Goal (MDG 4) for child survival by 2015 and beyond...
  21. pmc Weight status and hypertension among adolescent girls in Argentina and Norway: data from the ENNyS and HUNT studies
    Marit Stray-Pedersen
    Department of Mother and Child Health Research, Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy IECS, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    BMC Public Health 9:398. 2009
    ..To provide data on overweight, obesity and hypertension among adolescent girls in Norway and Argentina...