Fernando Althabe

Summary

Affiliation: Pan American Health Organization

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Preterm delivery: detection of risks and preventive treatment]
    F Althabe
    Hospital de Clinicas, Montevideo, Uruguay
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 5:373-85. 1999
  2. pmc Episiotomy rates in primiparous women in Latin America: hospital based descriptive study
    Fernando Althabe
    Latin American Center for Perinatology, Pan American Health Organization, World Health Organization, Casilla de Correos 627, Montevideo 11000, Uruguay
    BMJ 324:945-6. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Mandatory second opinion to reduce rates of unnecessary caesarean sections in Latin America: a cluster randomised controlled trial
    Fernando Althabe
    Latin American Center for Perinatology, Pan American Health Organization, WHO, Montevideo, Uruguay
    Lancet 363:1934-40. 2004
  4. pmc Use of antenatal corticosteroids for preterm birth in Latin America: providers knowledge, attitudes and practices
    Alicia Aleman
    Department of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Uruguay, Montevideo, Uruguay
    Reprod Health 10:4. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Cesarean section rates and maternal and neonatal mortality in low-, medium-, and high-income countries: an ecological study
    Fernando Althabe
    Perinatal Research Unit, Hospital de Clinicas, Montevideo, Uruguay
    Birth 33:270-7. 2006
  6. pmc Use of oxytocin during early stages of labor and its effect on active management of third stage of labor
    Claudio G Sosa
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, University of Uruguay, Montevideo, Uruguay
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 204:238.e1-5. 2011
  7. pmc Risk factors for postpartum hemorrhage in vaginal deliveries in a Latin-American population
    Claudio G Sosa
    Perinatal Research Unit, School of Medicine, University of Uruguay, Montevideo, Uruguay
    Obstet Gynecol 113:1313-9. 2009
  8. pmc Use of prenatal corticosteroids for preterm birth in three Latin American countries
    Alicia Aleman Riganti
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Uruguay, Montevideo, Uruguay
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 108:52-7. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Caesarean section: the paradox
    Fernando Althabe
    Perinatal Research Unit, Montevideo, Uruguay
    Lancet 368:1472-3. 2006
  10. doi request reprint 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

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Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint [Preterm delivery: detection of risks and preventive treatment]
    F Althabe
    Hospital de Clinicas, Montevideo, Uruguay
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 5:373-85. 1999
    ..There is a need to continue and support basic and epidemiological research in order to develop new knowledge on the causes and mechanisms of preterm delivery and on preventing the morbidity and mortality that preterm delivery produces...
  2. pmc Episiotomy rates in primiparous women in Latin America: hospital based descriptive study
    Fernando Althabe
    Latin American Center for Perinatology, Pan American Health Organization, World Health Organization, Casilla de Correos 627, Montevideo 11000, Uruguay
    BMJ 324:945-6. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Mandatory second opinion to reduce rates of unnecessary caesarean sections in Latin America: a cluster randomised controlled trial
    Fernando Althabe
    Latin American Center for Perinatology, Pan American Health Organization, WHO, Montevideo, Uruguay
    Lancet 363:1934-40. 2004
    ....
  4. pmc Use of antenatal corticosteroids for preterm birth in Latin America: providers knowledge, attitudes and practices
    Alicia Aleman
    Department of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Uruguay, Montevideo, Uruguay
    Reprod Health 10:4. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the knowledge, attitudes and practices of health care providers regarding the use of antenatal corticosteroids in women at risk of preterm birth in Latin America...
  5. ncbi request reprint Cesarean section rates and maternal and neonatal mortality in low-, medium-, and high-income countries: an ecological study
    Fernando Althabe
    Perinatal Research Unit, Hospital de Clinicas, Montevideo, Uruguay
    Birth 33:270-7. 2006
    ....
  6. pmc Use of oxytocin during early stages of labor and its effect on active management of third stage of labor
    Claudio G Sosa
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, University of Uruguay, Montevideo, Uruguay
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 204:238.e1-5. 2011
    ....
  7. pmc Risk factors for postpartum hemorrhage in vaginal deliveries in a Latin-American population
    Claudio G Sosa
    Perinatal Research Unit, School of Medicine, University of Uruguay, Montevideo, Uruguay
    Obstet Gynecol 113:1313-9. 2009
    ..To identify risk factors for immediate postpartum hemorrhage after vaginal delivery in a South American population...
  8. pmc Use of prenatal corticosteroids for preterm birth in three Latin American countries
    Alicia Aleman Riganti
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Uruguay, Montevideo, Uruguay
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 108:52-7. 2010
    ..To determine the prevalence of the use of prenatal corticosteroids in women who delivered prematurely in 3 Latin American counties and to evaluate the maternal characteristics associated with use...
  9. ncbi request reprint Caesarean section: the paradox
    Fernando Althabe
    Perinatal Research Unit, Montevideo, Uruguay
    Lancet 368:1472-3. 2006
  10. doi request reprint 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...
  11. doi request reprint Strategies for improving the quality of health care in maternal and child health in low- and middle-income countries: an overview of systematic reviews
    Fernando Althabe
    Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy IECS, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 22:42-60. 2008
    ..This requires a governance structure that clearly assigns responsibility for quality-improvement activities, priority setting, selection and design of interventions, and evaluation...
  12. ncbi request reprint Health inequality in Latin America
    Jose M Belizan
    Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Lancet 370:1599-600. 2007
  13. ncbi request reprint 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...
  14. ncbi request reprint Facilitators and barriers to adoption of evidence-based perinatal care in Latin American hospitals: a qualitative study
    Maria Belizan
    Institute for Clinical Effectiveness ealth Policy, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Health Educ Res 22:839-53. 2007
    ..Improving information access, use of role models, skill development and improved resources and support may be effective ways to overcome barriers to change in Latin American obstetric care...
  15. ncbi request reprint Abortion debate in Latin America and beyond
    Mabel Bianco
    Lancet 370:1309-10. 2007