Ruth Fretts

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Stillbirth epidemiology, risk factors, and opportunities for stillbirth prevention
    Ruth 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
  2. pmc 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 improvement
    Eli Saastad
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Res Notes 3:2. 2010
  3. pmc Causes of death and associated conditions (Codac): a utilitarian approach to the classification of perinatal deaths
    J Frederik Frøen
    Department of Genes and Environment, Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Nydalen, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 9:22. 2009
  4. pmc Reduction of late stillbirth with the introduction of fetal movement information and guidelines - a clinical quality improvement
    Julie 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
  5. ncbi request reprint Etiology and prevention of stillbirth
    Ruth C Fretts
    Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, Wellesley, MA 02481, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1923-35. 2005
  6. doi request reprint New indications for antepartum testing: making the case for antepartum surveillance or timed delivery for women of advanced maternal age
    Ruth 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
  7. ncbi request reprint Association of age, race, and obstetric history with urinary symptoms among women in the Nurses' Health Study
    Francine 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
  8. ncbi request reprint Impact of labor induction, gestational age, and maternal age on cesarean delivery rates
    Linda J Heffner
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 102:287-93. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint 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

Collaborators

  • Linda J Heffner
  • Eli Saastad
  • J Frederik Frøen
  • Julie Victoria Holm Tveit
  • Vicki Flenady
  • Babill Stray-Pedersen
  • Per E Børdahl
  • Francine Grodstein
  • Rachel Koshy
  • Robert C Pattinson
  • Kristen Gilshenan
  • Adrian Charles
  • Glenn Gardener
  • Gordon C S Smith
  • Fabio Facchinetti
  • Adrienne Gordon
  • Sanne J Gordijn
  • Halit Pinar
  • Catherine Harrison
  • Katie Day
  • Laurie Russell
  • Lawrence Chauke
  • Rozbeh Torabi
  • Karin Petersson
  • Safiah Bahrin
  • Charles W Duke
  • Grace Guyon
  • Gary Curhan
  • Karen Lifford
  • Neil Resnick

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. doi request reprint Stillbirth epidemiology, risk factors, and opportunities for stillbirth prevention
    Ruth 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
    ....
  2. pmc 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 improvement
    Eli 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...
  3. pmc Causes of death and associated conditions (Codac): a utilitarian approach to the classification of perinatal deaths
    J 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...
  4. pmc Reduction of late stillbirth with the introduction of fetal movement information and guidelines - a clinical quality improvement
    Julie 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
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Etiology and prevention of stillbirth
    Ruth 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...
  6. doi request reprint New indications for antepartum testing: making the case for antepartum surveillance or timed delivery for women of advanced maternal age
    Ruth 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...
  7. ncbi request reprint Association of age, race, and obstetric history with urinary symptoms among women in the Nurses' Health Study
    Francine 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...
  8. ncbi request reprint Impact of labor induction, gestational age, and maternal age on cesarean delivery rates
    Linda 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...
  9. ncbi request reprint 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...