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Spontaneous prolonged contractions during antenatal fetal heart rate monitoring
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1987-1)
Uterine contractions of more than 2 minutes' duration occurred spontaneously in 1.4% of 6399 antenatal fetal heart rate (FHR) recordings. All recordings were made in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Tygerberg ...
Fetal and neonatal outcome in patients with severe pre-eclampsia before 34 weeks
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1987-5)
Delivery was delayed until 34 weeks in 129 patients with severe pre-eclampsia, unless the maternal or fetal conditions necessitated earlier delivery. No patient developed eclampsia although all sedation was terminated from ...
Influence of perinatal care on stillbirths in patients of low socio-economic class
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1988-7)
In a series of 12,587 deliveries in patients of low socio-economic class, there were 356 stillbirths; prospective analysis of these showed that 42.1% occurred in the 4.7% of cases in which the mother had received no antenatal ...