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date: 23 October 2019

Chapter 1: Obstetrics

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43 RCOG. Non-invasive Prenatal Testing for Chromosomal Abnormality using Maternal Plasma DNA (Scientific Impact Paper No. 15). RCOG; 2014

44 RCOG. Management of sickle cell disease in pregnancy (Green-top Guideline 61). RCOG; 2011

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46 NICE. Diabetes in pregnancy. NICE; 2008.

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48 RCOG. Obstetric cholestasis (Green-top Guideline 43). RCOG; 2006.

49 Health Protection Agency. UK standards for microbiology investigations. Vertical and perinatal transmission of hepatitis C. Virology 2011; 8:1–13 this resource:

50 RCOG. The diagnosis and treatment of malaria in pregnancy (Green-top Guideline 54B). RCOG; 2010

51 RCOG. The prevention of malaria in pregnancy (Green-top Guideline 54A). RCOG; 2010.

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56 Public Health England. Guidance on viral rash in pregnancy. HPA; 2011

57 RCOG. Chickenpox in pregnancy (Green-top Guideline No. 13). RCOG; 2007

58 Bowman RJ et al. Operational comparison of single-dose azithromycin and topical tetracycline for trachoma. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2000; 41(13):4074–9 this resource:

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61 RCOG. Antenatal corticosteroids to reduce perinatal mortality and morbidity (Green-top Guideline No. 7). RCOG; 2010

62 The Antenatal Magnesium Sulphate for Neuroprotection Guideline Development Panel. Antenatal magnesium sulphate for neuroprotection guideline. University of Adelaide; 2010

63 Resuscitation Council Guidelines 2010 page 125

64 Crowther C et al. Repeat doses of prenatal corticosteroids for women at risk of preterm birth for preventing neonatal respiratory disease. Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2007; 3:CD003935. PubMed ID: 17636741 this resource:

65 Nuffield Council on Bioethics. Critical care decisions in fetal and neonatal medicine: ethical issues. Nuffield Council on Bioethics; 2006.

66 CEMACH. Perinatal mortality 2005. CEMACH; 2007.

67 NICE. Induction of labour (Clinical Guideline 70). NICE; 2008

68 Van Rheenen P. Delayed cord clamping and improved infant outcome. BMJ 2011; 343:1233 this resource:

69 Weeks A et al. Oral misoprostol administration for labor induction. Clin Obstet Gynecol 2006; 49:658–71. PubMed ID: 16885670 this resource:

70 RCOG. Reducing risk of thrombosis and embolism in pregnancy and puerperium (Greentop Guideline 37a). RCOG; 2009

71 Rustico MA et al. Managing twins discordant for fetal anomaly. Prenat Diagn 2005; 25(9):766–71. PubMed ID: 16170860 this resource:

72 RCOG. Perinatal risks associated with IVF (Scientific Impact Paper No. 8). RCOG; 2012

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74 RCOG. Placenta praevia, placenta accreta, vasa praevia: diagnosis and manangement (Green-top Guideline 27). RCOG; 2010

75 Garel M. Psychological consequences of having triplets: a 4-year follow-up study. Fertil Steril 1997; 67(6):1162–5. PubMed ID: 9176462 this resource:

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77 RCOG. External cephalic version (Green-top Guideline No. 20a). RCOG; 2006

78 RCOG. Umbilical cord prolapse (Green-top Guideline No. 50). RCOG; 2006

79 Loudon JA et al. Changing trends in operative delivery performed at full dilatation over a 10-year period. J Obstet Gynaecol 2010; 30(4):370–5. PubMed ID: 20455720 this resource:

80 Gilbert WM et al. Associated factors in 1611 cases of brachial plexus injury. Obstet Gynecol 1999; 93(4):536–40. PubMed ID: 10214829 this resource:

81 Gosk J et al. Obstetrical brachial plexus palsy – etiopathogenesis, risk factors, prevention, prognosis. Ginekol Pol 2004; 75(10):814–20. PubMed ID: 15587915 this resource:

82 Poggi SH et al. Effect of operative vaginal delivery on the outcome of permanent brachial plexus injury. J Reprod Med 2003; 48(9):692–6. PubMed ID: 14562633 this resource:

83 NICE. Caesarean section (Clinical Guideline 132). NICE; 2011, reviewed 2014.

84 RCOG. Birth after previous Caesarean birth (Greentop Guideline No. 45).

85 Turner MJ et al. Uterine rupture and labour after a previous low transverse caesarean section. BJOG 2006; 113(6):729–32. PubMed ID: 16709218 this resource:

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87 RCOG. Late intrauterine fetal death and stillbirth (Green-top Guideline 55). RCOG; 2010

88 RCOG. Registration of stillbirths and certification for pregnancy loss before 24 weeks of gestation (Good Practice Paper 4). RCOG; 2005

89 Hall M. Chapter 4 in Why Mothers Die; Confidential Enquiry into Maternal and Child Health 2000–2. CEMACH; 2004

90 NICE. Intrapartum care (Clinical Guideline 55). NICE; 2007

91 RCOG. Placenta praevia accreta & vasa praevia: diagnosis and management (Clinical Guideline 27). RCOG; 2011

92 RCOG. Diabetes in pregnancy. Are we providing the best care? RCOG; 2007Find this resource:

93 Hung WY et al. Postnatal urinary incontinence after caesarean section. Hong Kong J Gynaecol Obstet Midwifery 2010; 10:53–60 this resource:

94 Wall LL. Obstetric vesicovaginal fistula as an international public-health problem. Lancet 2006; 368:1201–9. PubMed ID: 17011947 this resource:

96 NICE. Postnatal care up to 8 weeks after birth (Clinical Guideline 37). NICE; 2006

97 Saving Mothers Lives: Reviewing mothers deaths to make motherhood safer 2006–2008. BJOG 2011; 118(Suppl 1):1–203. PubMed ID: 21356004 this resource:

98 Faculty of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care Clinical Effectiveness Unit. Contraceptive choices for breastfeeding women. Br J Fam Plan and Reprod 2004; 30:181–9 this resource:

99 Ronsmans C et al. Maternal mortality: who, when, where, and why. Lancet 2006; 368:1189–200. PubMed ID: 17011946 this resource:

100 Tandberg A et al. Trends in incidence and mortality for triplets in Norway 1967–2006: the influence of assisted reproductive technologies. BJOG 2010; 117:667–75 this resource:

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102 CEMACH. Perinatal Mortality 2005. CEMACH; 2007