obstetrics

Summary

Summary: A medical-surgical specialty concerned with management and care of women during pregnancy, parturition, and the puerperium.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Deliveries, mothers and newborn infants in Sweden, 1973-2000. Trends in obstetrics as reported to the Swedish Medical Birth Register
    Viveca Odlind
    Center for Epidemiology, Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 82:516-28. 2003
  2. ncbi Comparison of midwifery, family medicine, and obstetric patients' understanding of weight gain during pregnancy: a minority of women report correct counselling
    Sarah D McDonald
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton ON
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 34:129-35. 2012
  3. ncbi Defensive medicine among high-risk specialist physicians in a volatile malpractice environment
    David M Studdert
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    JAMA 293:2609-17. 2005
  4. ncbi Evidence-based strategies for implementing guidelines in obstetrics: a systematic review
    Nils Chaillet
    Research Centre of UHC Sainte Justine, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada nilsc wanadoo fr
    Obstet Gynecol 108:1234-45. 2006
  5. ncbi Global patterns in availability of emergency obstetric care
    A Paxton
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 93:300-7. 2006
  6. ncbi Association between rising professional liability insurance premiums and primary cesarean delivery rates
    Karna Murthy
    Department of Pediatrics, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 110:1264-9. 2007
  7. ncbi Guidelines for obstetrical practice in Japan: Japan Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology (JSOG) and Japan Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (JAOG) 2011 edition
    Hisanori Minakami
    Department of Obstetrics, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, N15 W7 Kita ku, Sapporo, Japan
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 37:1174-97. 2011
  8. ncbi Criteria-based audit to improve women-friendly care in maternity units in Malawi
    Eugene J Kongnyuy
    Child and Reproductive Health Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 35:483-9. 2009
  9. ncbi Obstetrics during Civil War: six months on a maternity ward in Mallavi, northern Sri Lanka
    Ondrej Simetka
    Mallavi Hospital, Vanni, Sri Lanka
    Med Confl Surviv 18:258-70. 2002
  10. ncbi Assessing quality obstetrical care: development of standardized measures
    Susan Mann
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 32:497-505. 2006

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Publications347 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Deliveries, mothers and newborn infants in Sweden, 1973-2000. Trends in obstetrics as reported to the Swedish Medical Birth Register
    Viveca Odlind
    Center for Epidemiology, Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 82:516-28. 2003
    ..The aim of this report is to present descriptive data from the Swedish Medical Birth Register (MBR) reflecting trends in obstetric and neonatal practices over three decades...
  2. ncbi Comparison of midwifery, family medicine, and obstetric patients' understanding of weight gain during pregnancy: a minority of women report correct counselling
    Sarah D McDonald
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton ON
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 34:129-35. 2012
    ..Our objective was to compare what women reported being advised about weight gain during pregnancy and the risks of inappropriate weight gain according to their type of health care provider...
  3. ncbi Defensive medicine among high-risk specialist physicians in a volatile malpractice environment
    David M Studdert
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    JAMA 293:2609-17. 2005
    ..How often physicians alter their clinical behavior because of the threat of malpractice liability, termed defensive medicine, and the consequences of those changes, are central questions in the ongoing medical malpractice reform debate...
  4. ncbi Evidence-based strategies for implementing guidelines in obstetrics: a systematic review
    Nils Chaillet
    Research Centre of UHC Sainte Justine, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada nilsc wanadoo fr
    Obstet Gynecol 108:1234-45. 2006
    To estimate effective strategies for implementing clinical practice guidelines in obstetric care and to identify specific barriers to behavior change and facilitators in obstetrics.
  5. ncbi Global patterns in availability of emergency obstetric care
    A Paxton
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 93:300-7. 2006
    ..There are eight key interventions, six constitute basic EmOC and all eight comprehensive EmOC...
  6. ncbi Association between rising professional liability insurance premiums and primary cesarean delivery rates
    Karna Murthy
    Department of Pediatrics, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 110:1264-9. 2007
    ..To estimate the association between changes in Illinois professional liability premiums for obstetrician-gynecologists and singleton primary cesarean delivery rates...
  7. ncbi Guidelines for obstetrical practice in Japan: Japan Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology (JSOG) and Japan Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (JAOG) 2011 edition
    Hisanori Minakami
    Department of Obstetrics, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, N15 W7 Kita ku, Sapporo, Japan
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 37:1174-97. 2011
    Clinical guidelines for obstetrical practice were first published by the Japan Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology (JSOG) and the Japan Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (JAOG) in 2008, and a revised version was published in ..
  8. ncbi Criteria-based audit to improve women-friendly care in maternity units in Malawi
    Eugene J Kongnyuy
    Child and Reproductive Health Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 35:483-9. 2009
    ..To assess and improve women-friendly care in maternity units in Malawi...
  9. ncbi Obstetrics during Civil War: six months on a maternity ward in Mallavi, northern Sri Lanka
    Ondrej Simetka
    Mallavi Hospital, Vanni, Sri Lanka
    Med Confl Surviv 18:258-70. 2002
    ..Improvements in quality of care and access to health care are unlikely while the war continues...
  10. ncbi Assessing quality obstetrical care: development of standardized measures
    Susan Mann
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 32:497-505. 2006
    No nationally accepted set of quality indicators exists in obstetrics. A set of 10 outcome measures and three quality improvement tools was developed as part of a study evaluating the effects of teamwork on obstetric care in 15 ..
  11. ncbi Attitudes and practices of obstetrician-gynecologists regarding influenza vaccination in pregnancy
    Dmitry M Kissin
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 118:1074-80. 2011
    ..To assess knowledge, attitudes, and practices of obstetrician-gynecologists (ob-gyns) regarding vaccination of pregnant women during the 2009 H1N1 pandemic...
  12. ncbi Measuring the quality of inpatient obstetrical care
    Jennifer L Bailit
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Health Care Research and Policy, MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Surv 62:207-13. 2007
    ..An ideal quality measure for inpatient obstetrics would encompass 5 major characteristics: 1) association with meaningful maternal and neonatal outcomes, 2) ..
  13. ncbi Change in knowledge of midwives and obstetricians following obstetric emergency training: a randomised controlled trial of local hospital, simulation centre and teamwork training
    J F Crofts
    The SaFE Study, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Southmead Hospital, North Bristol NHS Trust, Bristol, UK
    BJOG 114:1534-41. 2007
    ..To explore the effect of obstetric emergency training on knowledge. Furthermore, to assess if acquisition of knowledge is influenced by the training setting or teamwork training...
  14. ncbi Obstetrician/gynecologists' knowledge, attitudes, and practices regarding prevention of infections in pregnancy
    Danielle S Ross
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:1187-93. 2009
    ..The objective of the present survey was to gain information about the knowledge, attitudes, and practices of obstetrician/gynecologists regarding prevention of infections during pregnancy...
  15. pmc Translating research into policy and practice in developing countries: a case study of magnesium sulphate for pre-eclampsia
    Morten Aaserud
    Norwegian Knowledge Centre for Health Services, Box 7004 St Olavs Plass, N 0130 Oslo, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 5:68. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the factors that might affect the translation of randomised controlled trial (RCT) findings into policies and practice in developing countries...
  16. 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...
  17. pmc Identifying barriers to the availability and use of Magnesium Sulphate Injection in resource poor countries: a case study in Zambia
    Anna L Ridge
    Medicine Access and Rational Use, Department of Essential Medicines and Pharmaceutical Policies, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:340. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to identify barriers to the availability and use of MgSO4 in the Zambian Public Health System...
  18. pmc The state of emergency obstetric care services in Nairobi informal settlements and environs: results from a maternity health facility survey
    Abdhalah K Ziraba
    African Population and Health Research Center, PO Box 10787, 00100, Nairobi Kenya
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:46. 2009
    ..This paper examines aspects of the third delay by assessing quality of emergency obstetric care in terms of staffing, skills equipment and supplies...
  19. ncbi Availability, distribution and use of emergency obstetric care in northern Tanzania
    Øystein Evjen Olsen
    Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Norway
    Health Policy Plan 20:167-75. 2005
    ..We argue that the main barrier to access to quality care is not the mother's ignorance or their ability to get to a facility, but the actual quality of care meeting them at the facility...
  20. pmc Patient perspectives on improving the depression referral processes in obstetrics settings: a qualitative study
    Heather A Flynn
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 32:9-16. 2010
    Although depression screening in obstetrics settings has been recommended, little research exists to guide strategies for screening follow up and depression referral...
  21. ncbi Progress testing in postgraduate medical education
    M G K Dijksterhuis
    Ikaziaziekenhuis, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Med Teach 31:e464-8. 2009
    ..This implies that postgraduate assessment should include knowledge testing. Longitudinal assessment, like progress testing, seems a promising approach for postgraduate progress knowledge assessment...
  22. ncbi Perceptions by medical students of their educational environment for obstetrics and gynaecology in metropolitan and rural teaching sites
    Dianne F Carmody
    The University of Western Australia, Western Australia, Women and Infants Research Foundation, Western Australia
    Med Teach 31:e596-602. 2009
    ..Medical student education in Western Australia is expanding to secondary level metropolitan hospitals and rural sites to accommodate workforce demands and increasing medical student numbers...
  23. ncbi Obstetrics in elephants
    R Hermes
    Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research, Berlin, Germany
    Theriogenology 70:131-44. 2008
    b>Obstetrics, one of the oldest fields in veterinary medicine, is well described and practiced in domestic and exotic animals...
  24. ncbi To the point: reviews in medical education--the Objective Structured Clinical Examination
    Petra M Casey
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 200:25-34. 2009
    This article, the eighth in the To the Point Series prepared by the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics Undergraduate Medical Education Committee, discusses the effectiveness of the Objective Structured Clinical ..
  25. ncbi The impact of the establishment of a midwife managed unit on women in a rural setting in England
    Kim Watts
    Academic Division of Midwifery, Postgraduate Medical Education Centre, University of Nottingham, City Hospital, Hucknall Road, Nottingham, England, NG5 1PB, UK
    Midwifery 19:106-12. 2003
    ..to determine what impact the changes from consultant-led care to midwife-led care in a local maternity service have had on women using that service...
  26. ncbi Measuring and improving quality in obstetrics--the implementation of national indicators in Denmark
    Ulrik Schiøler Kesmodel
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Aarhus University Hospital, Skejby, Aarhus, Denmark
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 90:295-304. 2011
    ..Subsequently, the clinical units will receive feedback in the form of real-time monthly and quarterly standard reports including unadjusted results that may be used for the unit's own internal monitoring and development of quality...
  27. ncbi Effect of fear of litigation on obstetric care: a nationwide analysis on obstetric practice
    Philip Zwecker
    Department of Family Medicine, Saint Mary s Hospital, McGill University, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Perinatol 28:277-84. 2011
    ..Fear of litigation appears to have a marked effect on obstetric practice, particularly total cesarean delivery, vaginal birth after cesarean, and instrumental delivery, when malpractice premiums rise above $100,000 per annum...
  28. ncbi Emergency obstetrics knowledge and practical skills retention among medical students in Rwanda following a short training course
    Nazaneen Homaifar
    Duke University School of Medicine, Durham 27710, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 120:195-9. 2013
    To describe rates of improved knowledge following a structured 2-day emergency obstetrics training course.
  29. pmc Randomised trial of educational visits to enhance use of systematic reviews in 25 obstetric units
    J C Wyatt
    Imperial Cancer Research Fund Medical Statistics Group, Centre for Statistics in Medicine, Institute of Health Sciences, Headington, Oxford OX3 7LF
    BMJ 317:1041-6. 1998
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of an educational visit to help obstetricians and midwives select and use evidence from a Cochrane database containing 600 systematic reviews...
  30. ncbi Quality of care, risk management, and technology in obstetrics to reduce hospital-based maternal mortality in Senegal and Mali (QUARITE): a cluster-randomised trial
    Alexandre Dumont
    Research Institute for Development, Universite Paris Descartes, Sorbonne Paris Cité, UMR 216, Paris, France
    Lancet 382:146-57. 2013
    ..We did a trial to assess the effect of a multifaceted intervention to promote maternity death reviews and onsite training in emergency obstetric care in referral hospitals with high maternal mortality rates in Senegal and Mali...
  31. ncbi Overweight and obesity in pregnancy: the evidence-practice gap in staff knowledge, attitudes and practices
    Shelley A Wilkinson
    Mater Medical Research Institute, Mothers and Babies Theme, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 52:588-92. 2012
    ..Statewide (Queensland) Clinical Guidelines reflecting current best practice have recently become available for the management of pregnancy-related obesity. However, dissemination of guidelines alone do not change practice...
  32. ncbi The immninent dawn of SPRMs in obstetrics and gynecology
    Nathalie Chabbert-Buffet
    Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine Department, AP HP, Hospital Tenon, UPMC Paris 06, Paris, France
    Mol Cell Endocrinol 358:232-43. 2012
    ..Further perspectives for SPRMs use include long term estrogen free contraception, endometriosis treatment. However long term applications will be possible only after confirmation of endometrial safety...
  33. ncbi Outcome and clinical management of 275 patients with advanced ovarian cancer International Federation of Obstetrics and Gynecology II to IV inside the European Ovarian Cancer Translational Research Consortium-OVCAD
    Radoslav Chekerov
    Department of Gynecology, European Competence Centre for Ovarian Cancer, Charite University Hospital, Campus Virchow, Berlin, Germany
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 23:268-75. 2013
    ..Here we present the main pathologic, surgical, and chemotherapy characteristics of the OVCAD patient cohort...
  34. pmc Knowledge and utilization of partograph among obstetric care givers in public health institutions of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Engida Yisma
    Department of Nursing, College of Health Sciences, Samara University, Samara, Ethiopia
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:17. 2013
    ..However, a number of cases of obstructed labour do happen in health facilities due to poor quality of intrapartum care...
  35. ncbi Assessment of capacity for surgery, obstetrics and anaesthesia in 17 Ghanaian hospitals using a WHO assessment tool
    Shelly Choo
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 15:1109-15. 2010
    ..To survey infrastructure characteristics, personnel, equipment and procedures of surgical, obstetric and anaesthesia care in 17 hospitals in Ghana...
  36. pmc Perspectives about and approaches to weight gain in pregnancy: a qualitative study of physicians and nurse midwives
    Tammy Chang
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:47. 2013
    ..The majority of pregnant women gain more weight than recommended by the Institute of Medicine guidelines. The objective of this study was to understand prenatal care providers' perspectives on weight gain during pregnancy...
  37. ncbi Reducing obstetric litigation through alterations in practice patterns
    Steven L Clark
    Hospital Corporation of America, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 112:1279-83. 2008
    ..To estimate the extent to which obstetric malpractice claims might be reduced by adherence to a limited number of specific practice patterns...
  38. pmc Intrapartum care by general practitioners and family physicians. Provincial trends from 1984-1985 to 1994-1995
    J Kaczorowski
    Department of Family Medicine at McMaster University, Hamilton
    Can Fam Physician 46:587-92, 595-7. 2000
    ..To determine provincial trends in provision of intrapartum care by general practitioners and family physicians (GP/FPs) for the 11 years from 1984 to 1995...
  39. ncbi Design, execution, interpretation, and reporting of economic evaluation studies in obstetrics
    Anthony M Vintzileos
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:1070-6. 2004
    ..to propose guidelines for the design, execution, interpretation, and reporting of economic evaluation studies in obstetrics. Study design We performed a PubMed search of economic evaluation articles to identify those articles that deal ..
  40. ncbi Ontario care providers' considerations regarding models of maternity care
    Carrie Smith
    Centre for Studies in Family Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, The University of Western Ontario, London, ON
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 31:401-8. 2009
    ....
  41. pmc How often do physicians address other medical problems while providing prenatal care?
    Andrew Coco
    The Lancaster General Research Institute, and the Department of Family and Community Medicine, Lancaster General Hospital, Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17604, USA
    Ann Fam Med 7:134-8. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the percentage of prenatal encounters with 1 or more secondary and tertiary nonobstetric diagnoses and compare rates between family physicians and obstetricians...
  42. ncbi Massive blood loss and transfusion in obstetrics and gynecology
    Joseph T Santoso
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, The West Clinic, University of Tennessee Health Science Center Memphis, Tennessee 38120, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Surv 60:827-37. 2005
    ..Therefore, it is important for physicians specializing in obstetrics and gynecology to be proficient in managing episodes of massive hemorrhage and the practice of the most commonly ..
  43. ncbi A critical appraisal of the use of umbilical artery Doppler ultrasound in high-risk pregnancies: use of meta-analyses in evidence-based obstetrics
    H B Westergaard
    Copenhagen University Hospital, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Denmark
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 17:466-76. 2001
    ..To reanalyze randomized controlled trials on the use of umbilical artery Doppler velocimetry in high-risk pregnancies and determine which high-risk pregnancies benefit from the use of Doppler velocimetry...
  44. ncbi Rates and correlates of alcohol use among pregnant women in obstetrics clinics
    Heather A Flynn
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, 48108 3318, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 27:81-7. 2003
    ..correlates of alcohol use in a large, demographically representative sample of pregnant women across a number of obstetrics clinics, extending previous studies of single or high-risk settings...
  45. pmc Systematic evaluation of the teaching qualities of Obstetrics and Gynecology faculty: reliability and validity of the SETQ tools
    Renée van der Leeuw
    Department of Quality and Process Innovation, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 6:e19142. 2011
    ..This study validates two instruments underlying the System for Evaluation of Teaching Qualities (SETQ) aimed at measuring and improving the teaching qualities of obstetrics and gynecology faculty.
  46. ncbi Obstetricians' and midwives' attitudes toward cesarean section
    Francesca Monari
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospital, Modena, Italy
    Birth 35:129-35. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to explore the attitudes toward cesarean section of midwives and obstetricians who worked in the same geographical area...
  47. ncbi Burnout in chairs of obstetrics and gynecology: diagnosis, treatment, and prevention
    Steven G Gabbe
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Division of Medical Administration, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 186:601-12. 2002
    The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of burnout in chairs of academic departments of obstetrics and gynecology, identify important stressors, and develop strategies to treat and prevent burnout.
  48. pmc A comparison of clinical officers with medical doctors on outcomes of caesarean section in the developing world: meta-analysis of controlled studies
    Amie Wilson
    School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, College of Medical and Dental Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    BMJ 342:d2600. 2011
    ..To review the effectiveness and safety of clinical officers (healthcare providers trained to perform tasks usually undertaken by doctors) carrying out caesarean section in developing countries compared with doctors...
  49. ncbi Knowledge and use of the partograph among healthcare personnel at the peripheral maternity centres in Nigeria
    O T Oladapo
    Maternal and Fetal Health Research Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Obafemi Awolowo College of Health Sciences Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, Ogun State, Nigeria
    J Obstet Gynaecol 26:538-41. 2006
    ....
  50. ncbi Models of antenatal care and obstetric outcomes in Sydney South West
    Jun Bai
    Sydney South West Area Health Service, Liverpool, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 48:454-61. 2008
    ..To assess obstetric outcomes of different models of antenatal care...
  51. ncbi Somatic complaints among pregnant women cared for in obstetrics: normal pregnancy or depressive and anxiety symptom amplification revisited?
    R H Kelly
    University of Washington, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington Medical Center, Box 356560, 1959 NE Pacific Street, 98195 6560, Seattle, WA, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 23:107-13. 2001
    ..examined somatic symptoms as a predictor of depressive and anxiety disorders among pregnant women cared for in Obstetrics. We utilized the Primary Care Evaluation of Mental Disorders Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ) to assess ..
  52. ncbi Toxoplasmosis prevention and testing in pregnancy, survey of obstetrician-gynaecologists
    J L Jones
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vectorborne, and Enteric Diseases, Coordinating Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Zoonoses Public Health 57:27-33. 2010
    ..gondii serological testing, particularly the Toxoplasma avidity test. US obstetrician-gynaecologists are providing beneficial counselling to their patients, but could provide more information about undercooked meat and soil risks...
  53. ncbi Gender differences in final year medical students' experience of teaching of intimate examinations: a questionnaire study
    A Akkad
    Department of Medical and Social Care Education, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    BJOG 115:625-32. 2008
    ..To examine final year medical students' experience of being taught to conduct intimate examinations...
  54. ncbi Eating disorders in the 21st century: identification, management, and prevention in obstetrics and gynecology
    Kathryn J Zerbe
    Department of Psychiatry, Oregon Health Sciences University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Mail Code OPO2, Portland, Oregon 97239 3098, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 21:331-43. 2007
    ....
  55. ncbi The influence of an audience response system on knowledge retention: an application to resident education
    Archana Pradhan
    Division of General Obstetrics and Gynecology, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 1977, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1827-30. 2005
    ..of the study was to compare delivery methods of lecture material regarding contraceptive options by either traditional or interactive lecture style with the use of an audience response system with obstetrics and gynecology residents.
  56. ncbi Complementary therapy and obstetrics and gynaecology: a time to integrate
    Michael Dooley
    The Poundbury Clinic, Dorchester, Dorset, UK
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 18:648-52. 2006
    The purpose of this review is to assess the evidence and role of complementary and alternative medicine in obstetrics and gynaecology...
  57. ncbi Obstetrician-gynecologists' beliefs about assisted reproductive technologies
    Ryan E Lawrence
    Pritzker School of Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine, the Section of Hospital Medicine, and MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 116:127-35. 2010
    ..To characterize the prevalence of objections to assisted reproductive technologies among obstetrician-gynecologists...
  58. ncbi Validity and utility of the PRIME-MD patient health questionnaire in assessment of 3000 obstetric-gynecologic patients: the PRIME-MD Patient Health Questionnaire Obstetrics-Gynecology Study
    R L Spitzer
    Biometrics Research Department, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 183:759-69. 2000
    ..This study was undertaken to determine the prevalence of mental disorders among obstetric-gynecologic patients and to assess the validity and utility of the PRIME-MD Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ) in this population...
  59. ncbi Obstetrician-gynecologist experiences with abortion training: physician insights from a qualitative study
    Lori Freedman
    ANSIRH, Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health at the University of California, San Francisco, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Contraception 81:525-30. 2010
    Abortion is one of the most contested, yet common surgical procedures in the United States and a required component of obstetrics and gynecology resident education. Approaches to abortion training are variable.
  60. ncbi The recruitment phoenix: strategies for attracting medical students into obstetrics and gynecology
    Jessica L Bienstock
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 105:1125-7. 2005
    In less than a decade, the popularity of obstetrics and gynecology as a career choice has declined significantly...
  61. ncbi The influence of obstetric practices on late prematurity
    Karin Fuchs
    Division of Maternal and Fetal Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, 622 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Clin Perinatol 35:343-60, vi. 2008
    ..Furthermore, prospective research is warranted to investigate the role of antenatal corticosteroids beyond 34 weeks...
  62. ncbi Designing a community-based fourth-year obstetrics and gynaecology module: an example of innovative curriculum development
    S Nicholson
    St Bartholomew's and the Royal London School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, UK
    Med Educ 35:398-403. 2001
    INTRODUCTION: This paper describes the design and evaluation of the community-based obstetrics and gynaecology module at St Bartholomew's and the Royal London School of Medicine and Dentistry...
  63. ncbi Family medicine obstetrics: pregnancy and nutrition
    Jean M Harnisch
    Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System, Montgomery, AL, USA
    Prim Care 39:39-54. 2012
    ..Information on body weight, minerals, and vitamins during pregnancy is reviewed. This article ends with information on nutrition in the postpartum period...
  64. ncbi Factors related to retention of postgraduate trainees in obstetrics-gynecology at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital in Ghana
    Yvette Clinton
    Health Research and Policy Division, CNA, Alexandria, Virginia, USA
    Acad Med 85:1564-70. 2010
    ..The authors investigated factors that led obstetrics-gynecology (ob/gyn) residents at a university-based academic training program at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital (..
  65. pmc Physicians' knowledge of future vascular disease in women with preeclampsia
    Brett Young
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Hypertens Pregnancy 31:50-8. 2012
    ....
  66. ncbi Patient safety in obstetrics and gynecology: the call to arms
    William A Grobman
    Obstet Gynecol 108:1058-9. 2006
  67. pmc Practice patterns and attitudes about treating abnormal uterine bleeding: a national survey of obstetricians and gynecologists
    Kristen A Matteson
    Division of Research, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women and Infants Hospital, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 205:321.e1-8. 2011
    ..We sought to examine the practice patterns and attitudes of obstetricians and gynecologists surrounding treatment of abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB)...
  68. ncbi Improved performance and student satisfaction after implementation of a problem-based preclinical obstetrics and gynecology curriculum
    Petra M Casey
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1874-8. 2005
    This study was undertaken to assess student performance and satisfaction as a preclinical obstetrics and gynecology course changed from a didactic to a problem-based format.
  69. ncbi Obstetrics and gynaecology residents' self-rated knowledge, motivation, skill, and practice patterns in counselling for contraception, STI prevention, sexual dysfunction, and intimate partner violence and sexual coercion
    Meivys Garcia
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Western Ontario, London ON
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 30:59-66. 2008
    This research provides an initial exploration of obstetrics and gynaecology residents' self-rated knowledge base, motivation to practise, skills, and practice patterns with respect to patient counselling concerning contraception, ..
  70. ncbi Vaccination and perinatal infection prevention practices among obstetrician-gynecologists
    Stephanie J Schrag
    National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, 30333, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 101:704-10. 2003
    ..To assist efforts to improve adult vaccination coverage by characterizing vaccination and infectious disease screening practices of obstetrician-gynecologists...
  71. ncbi Establishing specialty jurisdictions in medicine: the case of American obstetrics and gynaecology
    James R Zetka
    Department of Sociology, The University at Albany, State University of New York, NY 1222, USA
    Sociol Health Illn 33:837-52. 2011
    ..The article draws theoretical implications from the case regarding the role of a threatening other in influencing the specialisation process...
  72. ncbi Theory of obstetrics: the fetuses-at-risk approach as a causal paradigm
    K S Joseph
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 26:953-60. 2004
  73. pmc Individual and institutional determinants of caesarean section in referral hospitals in Senegal and Mali: a cross-sectional epidemiological survey
    Valérie Briand
    Research Centre of CHU Sainte Justine, Montreal, Canada
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:114. 2012
    ..Two years after implementing the free-CS policy, we assessed the non-financial factors associated with caesarean section (CS) in women managed by referral hospitals in Senegal and Mali...
  74. ncbi Use of hematopoietic stem cells in obstetrics and gynecology
    Rukset Attar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Yeditepe University Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Transfus Apher Sci 38:245-51. 2008
    Stem cells can be used in different areas of obstetrics and gynecology. Adult stem cells are specialized cells found within many tissues of the body where they function in tissue homeostasis and repair...
  75. ncbi A comprehensive review to establish priority learning objectives for medical students in the obstetrics and gynecology clerkship
    Sonya S Erickson
    University of Colorado, Denver, CO, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:563.e1-9. 2008
    This study was undertaken to describe the process used to identify, externally validate, and establish the priority learning objectives for medical students on the obstetrics and gynecology clerkship.
  76. pmc Strategies of preventing ureteral iatrogenic injuries in obstetrics-gynecology
    M Cîrstoiu
    Clinic of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Emergency Hospital, Bucharest, Romania
    J Med Life 5:277-9. 2012
    ..1% and 30% depending on the type of the surgical intervention. However, the surgical interventions in Obstetrics and Gynecology are responsible for 50% of the total iatrogenic ureteral lesions...
  77. ncbi Educational games in an obstetrics and gynecology core curriculum
    Sharon O'Leary
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, St Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ypsilanti, MI 48197, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1848-51. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare learning satisfaction and effectiveness using traditional lecture or educational game in teaching medical students about ectopic pregnancy...
  78. ncbi Getting to havarti: moving toward patient safety in obstetrics
    Larry L Veltman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 110:1146-50. 2007
    ..Acceptance by the obstetric medical staff is critical to the implementation of these patient safety elements...
  79. ncbi Analysis of uterine rupture in a tertiary center in Eastern Nepal: lessons for obstetric care
    Neena Chuni
    B P Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dharan, Nepal
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 32:574-9. 2006
    ..To determine the etiologic factors, clinical presentation, management and fetomaternal outcome in cases of rupture of the gravid uterus and propose preventive measures...
  80. ncbi Colposcopic accuracy of obstetrics and gynecology residents
    Margaret E Baum
    Division of General Gynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine, Barnes Hospital Plaza, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 103:966-70. 2006
    ..The objective of our study was to determine the accuracy of gynecology residents' colposcopic impressions...
  81. ncbi Do factors that are important during obstetrics and gynecology residency program selection differ by applicant gender?
    Francis S Nuthalapaty
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1540-3. 2005
    The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between applicant gender and factors that influence obstetrics and gynecology residency program selection.
  82. ncbi Does physician attire influence patient satisfaction in an outpatient obstetrics and gynecology setting?
    Richard L Fischer
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School at Camden, Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 196:186.e1-5. 2007
    ..The purpose of our study was to determine whether physician attire played a role in patient satisfaction after a new obstetrician/gynecologist encounter...
  83. ncbi [Assessment of partogram utilisation in Benin]
    N Azandegbe
    Direction de la Sante familiale, Ministere de la Sante Publique, 01 BP 882 Cotonou Bénin
    Sante 14:251-5. 2004
    ..2%. This alert line was crossed only once. These results thus show very high coverage of partogram use, but inadequate quality and thus demonstrate the need for refresher training for maternity staff about partogram use...
  84. ncbi Development and psychometric testing of The Care in Obstetrics: Measure for Testing Satisfaction (COMFORTS) scale
    Patricia A Janssen
    Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, British Columbia, Canada
    Res Nurs Health 29:51-60. 2006
    ..assessment of a scale to measure satisfaction with intrapartum and postpartum care in hospital: The Care in Obstetrics: A Measure For Testing Satisfaction (COMFORTS) scale. A sample of 415 participants completed the 40-item scale...
  85. ncbi Does training in obstetric emergencies improve neonatal outcome?
    Tim Draycott
    Women s and Children s Directorate, Southmead Hospital, and Department of Clinical Science at North Bristol, University of Bristol, UK
    BJOG 113:177-82. 2006
    To determine whether the introduction of Obstetrics Emergency Training in line with the recommendations of the Clinical Negligence Scheme for Trusts (CNST) was associated with a reduction in perinatal asphyxia and neonatal hypoxic-..
  86. ncbi Challenges for providing maternity services: the impact of changing birthing practices
    Jennifer Zelmer
    Healthc Q 7:21-3. 2004
  87. ncbi Ghana postgraduate obstetrics/gynecology collaborative residency training program: success story and model for Africa
    Cecil A Klufio
    Department of Obstetrics Gynecology, University of Ghana Medical School
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:692-6. 2003
    We describe a residency program in Ghana that was developed to train obstetrics/gynecologist specialists for Ghana and the subregion to promote and manage the reproductive health of women and to reduce a high maternal mortality rate.
  88. pmc Recent developments in obstetrics
    Andrew H Shennan
    Guy s, King s, and St Thomas s School of Medicine, St Thomas s Hospital, London SE1 7EH
    BMJ 327:604-8. 2003
  89. ncbi The essential elements of undergraduate medical education in obstetrics and gynecology: a comparison of the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics Medical Student Educational Objectives and the National Board of Medical Examiners Subject E
    Maya M Hammoud
    University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1773-9. 2005
    ..this study was to investigate whether the essential elements of the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics (APGO) Medical Student Educational Objectives were adequately represented on the National Board of Medical ..
  90. ncbi Experiences of family medicine residents in primary care obstetrics training
    Sudha Koppula
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
    Fam Med 44:178-82. 2012
    ..Decisions such as this may be related to experiences during obstetrical training. This study explored the experiences of family medicine residents in core primary care obstetrics training.
  91. ncbi Survey of robotic surgery training in obstetrics and gynecology residency
    Joseph M Gobern
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307, USA
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 18:755-60. 2011
    To examine the status of resident training in robotic surgery in obstetrics and gynecology programs in the United States, an online survey was emailed to residency program directors of 247 accredited programs identified through the ..
  92. ncbi Experiences of family physicians who practise primary care obstetrics in groups
    Sudha Koppula
    Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton AB
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 33:121-6. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore the experiences of family physicians in primary care obstetrical groups...
  93. ncbi The impact of utilization of early aneuploidy screening on amniocenteses available for training in obstetrics and fetal medicine
    Nancy C Rose
    Intermountain Healthcare, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Prenat Diagn 33:242-4. 2013
    ..First-trimester aneuploidy screening has high detection rates and low false-positive rates. Their use as well as the implementation of non-invasive prenatal testing may affect specialty training in prenatal diagnosis procedures...
  94. ncbi Birth technology and maternal roles in birth: knowledge and attitudes of canadian women approaching childbirth for the first time
    Michael C Klein
    Developmental Neuroscience and Child Health, Child and Family Research Institute, University of British Columbia, Vancouver BC, Canada
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 33:598-608. 2011
    ..To describe Canadian nulliparous women's attitudes to birth technology and their roles in childbirth...
  95. pmc Survey of knowledge and perception on the access to evidence-based practice and clinical practice change among maternal and infant health practitioners in South East Asia
    Ruth Martis
    Discipline of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The University of Adelaide, Women s and Children s Hospital, King William Road, North Adelaide, South Australia, SA 5006, Australia
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 8:34. 2008
    ....
  96. ncbi A patient-centered health care delivery system by a university obstetrics and gynecology department
    Garland D Anderson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 105:205-10. 2005
    ..Our experience has shown that patient-centered care can be a viable business strategy to maintain and expand patient volumes and will work even where there are serious geographic disadvantages...
  97. ncbi Questionnaire-based survey on obstetricians and gynaecologists' attitudes towards the surgical management of urinary incontinence in women during their childbearing years
    A S Arunkalaivanan
    Woodlands Coppice, 2a Egerton Road, Streetly, Sutton Coldfield B74 3PQ, West Midlands, UK
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 108:85-93. 2003
    ..To determine the appropriate surgical management of incontinence in women who desire to maintain their childbearing capacity...
  98. ncbi The use of simulation to teach clinical skills in obstetrics
    Gemma K S Cass
    St Michael s Hospital, Bristol, UK
    Semin Perinatol 35:68-73. 2011
    ..Reducing preventable harm in obstetrics is a priority for families and society at large and this article endeavors to highlight the role that simulation ..
  99. ncbi Attitudes of obstetrics and gynecology residents toward abortion participation: a Philadelphia area survey
    Richard L Fischer
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School at Camden, Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ 08103, USA
    Contraception 72:200-5. 2005
    The objective of this study was to evaluate the willingness of Philadelphia obstetrics and gynecology residents to participate in three abortion procedures for various fetal conditions.
  100. ncbi Do clinical guidelines enhance safe practice in obstetrics and gynaecology?
    Gillian Penney
    Scottish Programme for Clinical Effectiveness in Reproductive Health, Universities of Aberdeen and Edinburgh, Office 64, Aberdeen Maternity Hospital, Aberdeen, UK
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 21:657-73. 2007
    ..We suggest a pragmatic framework to assist policy-makers and clinicians in deciding how best to use the scarce resources available for quality-improvement activities...
  101. pmc COSMOS: COmparing Standard Maternity care with one-to-one midwifery support: a randomised controlled trial
    Helen L McLachlan
    Mother and Child Health Research, La Trobe University, 324 328 Little Lonsdale St, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 8:35. 2008
    ..This paper presents the trial protocol in detail...

Research Grants67

  1. SPEAKER TRAVEL AND SCIENTIFIC SESSION SUPPORT FOR THE TERATOLOGY SOCIETY 50TH
    Christina Chambers; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..critical to translate the current state of the science to the clinic, including prenatal medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics, neonatology, medical genetics, and teratogen risk counseling...
  2. Protein Nitration in the Placenta
    Leslie Myatt; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: Preeclampsia is a major problem in obstetrics affecting 7% of pregnancies and being the leading cause of fetal growth restriction, indicated preterm delivery ..
  3. Yale Drug Abuse, Addiction, and HIV Research Scholars (Yale-DAHRS)
    PATRICK O'CONNOR; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..with the traditional clinical sciences of internal medicine, emergency medicine, HIV medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, psychiatry, and psychology;(5) Established clinical research laboratories, including the Yale-..
  4. Effectivenss of a New Non-Invasive Erectile Support System in Aging Populations
    S ALEXANDER WEINSTOCK; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Highly experienced investigators, including Urologists and Obstetrics specialists, will conduct the research protocol using physical examinations, previously validated questionnaires,..
  5. Flame Retardant and Adverse Perinatal Outcome (FRAPO)
    Morgan R Peltier; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Women with hypothyroidism are at increased risk for preterm birth, the foremost problem in modern obstetrics, through an unknown mechanism...
  6. Transposons in Female Reproductive Health and Disease
    Zev Williams; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Paul Wassarman, where he studied the mammalian oocyte. He completed residency training in obstetrics and gynecology at the Brigham and Women's Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital and is in the last year ..
  7. Neuroendocrine Contribution to Behavior &Cognition in the Female Lifespan
    C NEILL NEILL EPPERSON; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..With the full support of both the Departments of Psychiatry and Obstetrics/Gynecology at Penn, I am situated in an intellectually rich and supportive academic community that is certain to ..
  8. The role of NLRP7 and related genes in hydatidiform moles and reproductive failur
    Ignatia Van den Veyver; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This project has the potential to result in new understanding of genetic imprinting disorders and causes of obstetrics complications and pregnancy loss in general.
  9. HIV Implementation Science Research Training Program
    Arthur L Reingold; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..g. Medicine, Dentistry, Medical Microbiology, Pediatrics and Child Health, Community Health, and Obstetrics and Gynecology) in both the short and long term, enabling it to fill some of the many currently vacant faculty ..
  10. Weight management for improved pregnancy outcomes
    Victor J Stevens; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Whereas morbid obesity was once rare among pregnant women, a rapidly increasing proportion of obstetrics patients now have levels of obesity which dramatically increase their risk of serious pregnancy complications...
  11. Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in Pregnant Women with Depressive Disorder
    Deborah Kim; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..investigator, educator and mentor focusing on patient-oriented research at the interface between psychiatry and obstetrics and gynecology...
  12. NICHD INTERNATIONAL & DOMESTIC PEDIATRIC &MATERNAL HIV STUDIES COORDINATING CTR
    CAROL NESEL; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The NICHD Network expanded to include sites with more expertise in obstetrics/gynecology and adolescent medicine, as well as international trial sites in Latin America...
  13. Predictors of Prenatal Care Providers Counseling Women on Tobacco Use/Exposure
    BETH LEONG PINELES; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..S. Public Health Service (PHS), the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) and the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG) recommend that physicians counsel all patients about tobacco use...
  14. Randomized Trial of Antenatal Late Preterm Steroids (ALPS) - Clinical Coordinatin
    Ronald Wapner; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..and induce endogenous surfactant production is perhaps one of the most important advances in the field of obstetrics to improve the outcome of the very premature neonate...
  15. Comparative safety &effectiveness of antihypertensive medications in pregnancy
    BRIAN THOMAS BATEMAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..reputations in epidemiological and statistical methods, perinatal pharmacoepidemiology, high-risk obstetrics, hypertensive diseases, and drug policy...
  16. Risk of Cancer in Incidental Findings Identified on Ultrasound Imaging
    Rebecca Smith-Bindman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..by applicant): Rebecca Smith-Bindman is an Associate Professor of Radiology, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and director of the ..
  17. Cooperative Multicenter Maternal Fetal Medicine Units Networks
    John M Thorp; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Network studies investigate problems in clinical obstetrics, particularly those related to low birth weight, prematurity, and medical problems of pregnancy, and contribute ..
  18. Metabolic Effects of In Utero Antiretrovirals on HIV Exposed Uninfected Infants
    Jennifer Jao; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In addition, it has guaranteed Dr. Jao 75% protected research time. The Departments of Obstetrics and Pediatrics have provided their support through clinic staff and faculty who have collaborated successfully ..
  19. Impact of Pregnancy on Drug Absorption, Disposition and End Organ Response
    Steve N Caritis; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..A recent call from the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology encouraged research to define the proper dosing and formulation for progestin use in pregnancy...
  20. Intratesticular Sex Steroids and Spermatogenesis in Man
    MARA YVONNE ROTH; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of Medicine and Division of Endocrinology, as well as external advisors in the Departments of Urology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Epidemiology...
  21. Mid Career Award in Patient Oriented Pelvic Floor Research
    Holly E Richter; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Richter, PhD, MD, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology in the School of Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) and research director ..
  22. 2010 Gordon Research Conference on Endothelial Cell Phenotypes in Health and Dise
    Edward Conway; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..as vascular and stem cell biology, hematology, innate immunity, infectious diseases, oncology, endocrinology, obstetrics, nephrology, neurology, ophthalmology, gastroenterology, developmental biology, and tissue engineering...
  23. Cortisol regulation of perinatal adipose tissue and sheep neonatal leptin peak
    Stephen P Ford; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..studies with fetal instrumentation, responsive to the Dual Purpose, Dual Benefit goal, contributing to human obstetrics and pediatrics and an important food and wool resource...
  24. Molecular Biology and Gene Therapy in Burns and Trauma
    Lyle L Moldawer; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..delayed wound healing and the burn wound, The faculty will be drawn from funded basic scientists in the Surgery, Obstetrics/ Gynecology, and Molecular Genetics and Microbiology Departments, who will serve as research mentors to the ..
  25. State-of-the-Art PET/CT Instrumentation
    Richard E Carson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..investigators in the Departments of Cardiology, Diagnostic Radiology, Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Therapeutic Radiology...
  26. Maternal Opioid Treatment: Human Experimental Research
    Susan Stine; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..at WSU has brought together a multi-disciplinary group trained in addiction medicine, psychiatry, pediatrics, obstetrics, neonatology, and controlled clinical trials with the professional expertise to provide comprehensive care for ..
  27. Defining Transition from Fetal to Adult T Cell Predominance in the Human Fetus
    TREVOR DEON BURT; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Susan Fisher, a Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, who has specific expertise in human HSPC biology;and Dr...
  28. Biosignature of the endometrium in women with endometriosis
    Neil Sidell; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..biomarker platforms developed by RayBiotech and high quality specimens from the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Emory University School of Medicine, we hope to identify a biosignature of the endometrium of endometriosis ..
  29. The Role of Biglycan in Reproduction
    BEATRICE ELIZABETH LECHNER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..dissertation thesis consisted of prostaglandin reproductive biology research, completed internship training in obstetrics/gynecology at Nordwest Hospital, fellowship training at Brown University Women and Infants'Hospital...
  30. Type 2 Diabetes Risk in Women With Gestational Diabetes
    Catherine Kim; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..She currently practices women's health care in Obstetrics &Gynecology, and she is interested in a research career improving the quality of care for women with glucose ..
  31. Acceptability and feasbility of the HPV vaccine schedule in female sex workers
    BRANDON JOHN BROWN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Women with abnormal cytology will be referred to an Obstetrics and Gynecology specialist...
  32. Postpartum Hemmorrhage and Anemia: Epidemiologic and Cost-Effectiveness Analyses
    ALEXANDER JAMES BUTWICK; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Butwick is supported by a multidisciplinary and collaborative team with expertise in Clinical Epidemiology, Obstetrics, Perinatology, Health Services Research, and Anesthesiology...
  33. Impact of TB on Outcome of HIV in Pregnant Women
    Richard E Chaisson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..prospective cohort of 250 HIV- and TB-infected pregnant women recruited from antenatal clinics in Soweto and the obstetrics ward at the Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital and 500 HIV-infected pregnant women without TB matched based on ..
  34. In utero antidepressant exposures and risk for autism
    Roy H Perlis; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Notably, this health care system includes large obstetrics, psychiatry, and pediatric practices, and is a referral center for child neuropsychiatri disorders...
  35. REPRODUCTIVE EPIDEMIOLOGY TRAINING GRANT
    Kurt T Barnhart; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..provided by applicant): The Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics (CCEB) and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, collaborating with the Division of ..
  36. NEURAL REGULATION OF PREPARTUM CERVICAL RIPENING
    Steven M Yellon; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Complications related to the process of parturition represent the most significant challenges to the field of Obstetrics, Maternal-Fetal Medicine, as well as for Neonatology, and Pediatrics...
  37. Chiang Mai University HIV/AIDS Clinical Trials Unit
    Thira Sirisanthana; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Suriyanon, site leader, affiliated with the newly formed HIV Vaccine Trial Network (HVTN);and the Pediatrics-Obstetrics Clinical Research Site (CMU PEDOB CRS), Virat Sirisanthana, site leader, which will focus on research priorities ..
  38. RESEARCH TRAINING IN VISION SCIENCE
    W Clay Smith; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..appointments in the Departments of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Neuroscience, Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Pharmacology...
  39. State-of-the-Art Small Animal PET/CT Instrumentation
    Richard E Carson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Departments of Biomedical Engineering, Cardiology, Diagnostic Radiology, Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Neurology, Psychiatry, and Therapeutic Radiology...
  40. Research on the Scope and Causes of Stillbirth in the US
    Carol Hogue; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..They bring a breadth of expertise to this study that includes pediatrics/neonatology, obstetrics/perinatology, epidemiology/public health, pediatric/perinatal pathology, placental function, infectious diseases,..
  41. Short-Term Research Training: Students in Health Professional Schools
    John N Forrest; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..molecular biophysics and biochemistry, molecular, cellular &developmental biology, neurology, neurosurgery, obstetrics &gynecology, orthopaedics &rehabilitation, pathology, pediatrics (cardiology and critical care/applied ..
  42. Immunization Delivery in Obstetrics and Gynecology Settings
    Amanda F Dempsey; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..S. and will also be used to develop a vaccination implementation plan ("toolkit") to be made available to control practices and obstetrician-gynecologist practices throughout the U.S. ..
  43. Preterm Birth in Nulliparous Women: An Understudied Population at Great Risk
    Robert M Silver; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..There is broad based, multidisciplinary expertise in clinical obstetrics, fetal imaging, perinatal pathology, genetics, genomics, proteomics and perinatal epidemiology...
  44. Global Network for Women's and Children's Health
    Edward A Liechty; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..A large number of other Moi University investigators with expertise in Obstetrics, Public Health, Nutrition, Epidemiology, and Behavioral Sciences are also eager to join the Global Network...
  45. COOPERATIVE MULTICENTER REPRODUCTIVE MEDICINE NETWORK
    Yolanda R Smith; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The University of Michigan Center for Reproductive Medicine includes 6 Board Certified clinicians in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology or Urology...
  46. Individualization of nifedipine dosing for preterm labor
    Sara K Quinney; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..D., Ph.D., is a clinical pharmacologist and Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM). Dr...
  47. Sleep-Related Determinants of Gestational Diabetes
    Bilgay Izci-Balserak; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..GDM, recruiting 140 cases and 280 controls (1:2 match for age, race, parity and body mass index (BMI)) from the obstetrics services at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) and at the Pennsylvania Hospital (PAH)...
  48. Meharry Occupational Medicine Residency Training Program
    Sangita Chakrabarty; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The first year of the program includes clinical rotations in Internal Medicine, Obstetrics &Gynecology, Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine, Psychiatry, and Neurology...
  49. Cooperative Multicenter Reproductive Medicine Network UNC Clinical Site
    ANNE ZWEIFEL STEINER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology has 31 ongoing research projects that include 3 ROIs, 3 U-type awards, and multiple contracts and ..
  50. Prevention of marital distress in low-income couples transitioning to parenthood
    KATHERINE JANE WILLIAMS; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Jacobson &Christensen, 1998), an empirically supported treatment for couples, to treatment as usual in obstetrics clinics at a county hospital, this research will examine effects of the intervention on birth and infant health ..
  51. DEVELOPMENTAL AND NEONATAL BIOLOGY TRAINING PROGRAM
    David K Stevenson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Biology, Genetics, Microbiology and Immunol- ogy, Molecular and Cellular Physiology, Neurobiology, and Obstetrics and Gynecology...
  52. Brown/WIH Eunice Kennedy Shriver NICHD MFM Units Network Site
    Dwight J Rouse; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..high-level of participation in the NICHD MFMU Network for the purpose of investigating problems in clinical obstetrics, particularly those related to low birth weight, prematurity, and medical problems of pregnancy...
  53. CONFERENCE ON NATIVE MATERNAL/CHILD HEALTH: PREVENTION OF BIRTH DEFECTS, HEALTH P
    YVONNE MALLOY; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..will also be given resources and publications from ACOG that are the standard of care for the country in obstetrics and gynecology...
  54. MOTOR-Maternal Oral Therapy to Reduce Obstetric Risk
    STEVEN NMN OFFENBACHER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..1800 mothers at 3 medical/dental centers (UNC/Duke, UAB &UTHSCSA) that combine both periodontal and Obstetrics/Gynecology clinical trial expertise...
  55. Patient-Reported Outcomes in Functioning for Female Pelvic Floor Disorders
    Vivian W Sung; Fiscal Year: 2013
    Vivian Sung, MD, MPH is an Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and a urogynecologist whose career goal is to improve the quality of patient-reported outcome measures (PROs) and ultimately patient care in female pelvic floor ..
  56. Northwestern University-University of Chicago HSR Postdoctoral Training Program
    JANE LOUISE HOLL; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..g., Anesthesia, Emergency Medicine, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, and Surgery)...
  57. Maternal markers and prediction of preeclampsia
    Lorraine Dugoff; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..data contained in the University of Colorado Department of OB-GYN Database and a database from the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at the University of Maryland...
  58. Preterm Birth in Nulliparous Women: An Understudied Population at Great Risk
    Hyagriv N Simhan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Additionally, our site brings unique content and technical expertise in clinical obstetrics, fetal imaging, genomics and proteomics, placental pathology, and epidemiology...
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  62. MALE INFERTILITY: SPERM MOTILITY AND AXONEMAL STABILITY
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    Nicholas Cataldo; Fiscal Year: 2000
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  64. METHYLATION-ASSOCIATED SILENCING OF MOUSE HSP70 GENES
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    Dirk Kieback; Fiscal Year: 2003
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