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Obstetric care for the non-obstetrician 

Obstetric care for the non-obstetrician
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Obstetric care for the non-obstetrician
Author(s):

Dawn L. Adamson

, Mandish K. Dhanjal

, and Catherine Nelson-Piercy

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199574308.003.0140
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date: 19 February 2020

Terminology 304

Antenatal care 306

Delivery 310

Postnatal 312

Primiparous (“primip”): first pregnancy.

Multiparous (“multip”): ≥1 previous delivery ≥ 24 weeks.

Gestation is calculated from the last menstrual period (LMP).

Term: 37–42 weeks’ gestation.

Pre-term: < 37 weeks.

Estimated date of delivery (EDD): 40 weeks....

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