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Miscellaneous topics in obstetricsMiscellaneous topics in obstetricsMiscellaneous topics in obstetrics 

Miscellaneous topics in obstetricsMiscellaneous topics in obstetricsMiscellaneous topics in obstetrics
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Miscellaneous topics in obstetrics
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10.1093/med/9780198567301.003.0007
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date: 17 September 2019

Kevin Hayes and S. Arulkumaran

Emergency cerclage 170

Olujimi Jibodu

Trauma in pregnancy 172

Transfer and transport of pregnant women 178

Austin Ugwumadu

Post-partum infections 182

Rukma Bhattacharya and Sambit Mukhopadhyay

Pharmacotherapeutics in obstetrics 186

This is performed acutely to prevent a likely or inevitable 2nd trimester miscarriage when the underlying diagnosis is deemed to be cervical incompetence. Cervical incompetence however, is poorly defined and there is no clear diagnostic test. The diagnosis may be clinical, where there is often a history of previous mid-trimester loss or repeated cervical instrumentation or ultrasonographic with cervical shortening and/or funneling....

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