Affiliation: Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates
- Stillbirth epidemiology, risk factors, and opportunities for stillbirth preventionRuth Fretts
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, Harvard Medical School, Wellesley, Massachusetts, USA
Clin Obstet Gynecol 53:588-96. 2010....
- Implementation of uniform information on fetal movement in a Norwegian population reduced delayed reporting of decreased fetal movement and stillbirths in primiparous women - a clinical quality improvementEli Saastad
Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology, Oslo, Norway
BMC Res Notes 3:2. 2010..We aimed to evaluate an intervention of implementation of uniform information on fetal activity to women during the antenatal period...
- Causes of death and associated conditions (Codac): a utilitarian approach to the classification of perinatal deathsJ Frederik Frøen
Department of Genes and Environment, Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Nydalen, Oslo, Norway
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 9:22. 2009..The appropriately applied Codac system promises to better manage information on causes of perinatal deaths, the conditions associated with them, and the most common clinical scenarios for future study and comparisons...
- Reduction of late stillbirth with the introduction of fetal movement information and guidelines - a clinical quality improvementJulie Victoria Holm Tveit
Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Centre for Perinatal Research, Rikshospitalet University Hospital, University of Oslo, Medical Faculty, Norway
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 9:32. 2009....
- Etiology and prevention of stillbirthRuth C Fretts
Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, Wellesley, MA 02481, USA
Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1923-35. 2005..This is a systematic review of the literature on the causes of stillbirth and clinical opinion regarding strategies for its prevention...
- New indications for antepartum testing: making the case for antepartum surveillance or timed delivery for women of advanced maternal ageRuth C Fretts
Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Newton Wellesley Hospital, Wellesley, MA 02481, USA
Semin Perinatol 32:312-7. 2008..This article reviews the risks and benefits of the strategy of antepartum testing and timed delivery and discusses the limitations of the available data in this field...
- Association of age, race, and obstetric history with urinary symptoms among women in the Nurses' Health StudyFrancine Grodstein
Channing Laboratory, The Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:428-34. 2003..The purpose of this study was to better understand associations among age, race, obstetric history, and urinary incontinence in women...
- Impact of labor induction, gestational age, and maternal age on cesarean delivery ratesLinda J Heffner
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
Obstet Gynecol 102:287-93. 2003..To quantify the impact of labor induction and maternal age on cesarean delivery rates in nulliparous and multiparous women between 36 and 42 weeks' gestation...
- Should older women have antepartum testing to prevent unexplained stillbirth?Ruth C Fretts
Harvard Medical Associates, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Obstet Gynecol 104:56-64. 2004..We compared usual care (no antepartum testing or induction before 41 weeks), weekly testing at 37 weeks with induction after a positive test, and no testing with induction at 41 weeks...