B M Mercer
Affiliation: University of Tennessee
- Antibiotic therapy for reduction of infant morbidity after preterm premature rupture of the membranes. A randomized controlled trial. National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units NetworkB M Mercer
University of Tennessee, Memphis 38103, USA
JAMA 278:989-95. 1997..Intrauterine infection is thought to be one cause of preterm premature rupture of the membranes (PPROM). Antibiotic therapy has been shown to prolong pregnancy, but the effect on infant morbidity has been inconsistent...
- Antibiotic therapy for preterm premature rupture of membranesB M Mercer
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Tennessee, Memphis 38103, USA
Clin Obstet Gynecol 41:461-8. 1998..The patient with pPROM and documented pulmonary maturity near term may benefit more from expeditious delivery than from expectant management with antibiotics...
- The preterm prediction study: can low-risk women destined for spontaneous preterm birth be identified?J D Iams
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
Am J Obstet Gynecol 184:652-5. 2001..Our goal was to assess fetal fibronectin assay, Bishop score, and cervical ultrasonography as screening tests to predict which low-risk pregnancies will end in preterm birth...
- Antibiotics and the management of preterm premature rupture of the fetal membranesH M Ehrenberg
Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, MetroHealth Hospitals, Case Western University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Clin Perinatol 28:807-18. 2001..This will be helpful in the ultimate delineation of the optimal management scheme for PPROM...
- Vitamin D status and recurrent preterm birth: a nested case-control study in high-risk womenJ M Thorp
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7570, USA
BJOG 119:1617-23. 2012..To determine whether vitamin D status is associated with recurrent preterm birth, and any interactions between vitamin D levels and fish consumption...