Hum. Reprod. 2013 Apr 12
A feasibility trial of screening women with idiopathic recurrent miscarriage for high uterine natural killer cell density and randomizing to prednisolone or placebo when pregnant.
Tang AW, Alfirevic Z, Turner MA, Drury JA, Small R, Quenby S
Department for Women's and Children's Health, Institute of Translational Medicine, University of Liverpool, Liverpool L8 7SS, UK.
STUDY QUESTION: Is it feasible to screen women with idiopathic recurrent miscarriage (RM) for high uterine natural killer (uNK) cell density and then ...
Rev Assoc Med Bras
[Asthma during pregnancy: effects on fetal well-being, and maternal and perinatal complications].
Mendes RF, Nomura RM, Ortigosa C, Francisco RP, Zugaib M
Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, SP, Brasil.
To assess the effects of maternal asthma on pregnancy, analyzing the consequences of the severity of the disease in the impairment of fetal well-being...
Med. J. Aust.
Uptake of influenza vaccine by pregnant women: a cross-sectional survey.
Wiley KE, Massey PD, Cooper SC, Wood NJ, Ho J, Quinn HE, Leask J
To determine influenza vaccination coverage among pregnant women in New South Wales, and factors associated with vaccine uptake during pregnancy....
Lancet 2013 Apr 8
Effect of the Newhints home-visits intervention on neonatal mortality rate and care practices in Ghana: a cluster randomised controlled trial.
Kirkwood BR, Manu A, Ten Asbroek AH, Soremekun S, Weobong B, Gyan T, Danso S, Amenga-Etego S, Tawiah-Agyemang C, Owusu-Agyei S, Hill Z
Department of Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK. Electronic address: email@example.com.
BACKGROUND: In 2009, on the basis of promising evidence from trials in south Asia, WHO and UNICEF issued a joint statement about home visits as a stra...
J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 2013 Apr 11
State of the Science on Perinatal Palliative Care.
OBJECTIVE: To report the state of the science since 1995 on the concept of palliative care for parents who opt to continue a pregnancy after receiving...
Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol
Outcome following selective fetal reduction in monochorionic and dichorionic twin pregnancies discordant for structural, chromosomal and genetic disorders.
Nobili E, Paramasivam G, Kumar S
Centre for Fetal Care, Queen Charlotte's and Chelsea Hospital, Imperial College London, London, UK.
To investigate the indications for offering selective fetal reduction in monochorionic (MC) and dichorionic (DC) twins and to correlate obstetric outc...
Kathmandu Univ Med J (KUMJ)
Intrauterine foetal death and its probable causes: two years experience in dhulikhel hospital - kathmandu university hospital.
Tamrakar SR, Chawla CD
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Dhulikhel Hospital - Kathmandu University Hospital, Kathmandu University School of Medical Sciences (KUSMS), Dhulikhel, Kavre, Nepal.
Background World health Organization definition of intrauterine foetal demise encompasses any abortion or fetal demise prior to expulsion from its mot...
BMC Med Inform Decis Mak
"Quality of prenatal and maternal care: bridging the know-do gap" (QUALMAT study): an electronic clinical decision support system for rural Sub-Saharan Africa.
Blank A, Prytherch H, Kaltschmidt J, Krings A, Sukums F, Mensah N, Zakane A, Loukanova S, Gustafsson LL, Sauerborn R, Haefeli WE
BACKGROUND: Despite strong efforts to improve maternal care, its quality remains deficient in many countries of Sub-Saharan Africa as persistently hig...
Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol
Pregnancy Recruitment for Population Research: the National Children's Study Vanguard Experience in Wayne County, Michigan.
Kerver JM, Elliott MR, Norman GS, Sokol RJ, Keating DP, Copeland GE, Johnson CC, Cislo KK, Alcser KH, Kruger-Ndiaye SR, Pennell BE, Mehta S, Joseph CL, Paneth N
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Michigan State University, East Lansing.
To obtain a probability sample of pregnancies, the National Children's Study conducted door-to-door recruitment in randomly selected neighbourhoods in...
BMC Womens Health
Digging over that old ground: an Australian perspective of women's experience of psychosocial assessment and depression screening in pregnancy and following birth.
Rollans M, Schmied V, Kemp L, Meade T
BACKGROUND: There is increasing recognition of the need to identify risk factors for poor mental health in pregnancy and following birth. In New South...