obstetrician


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ob·ste·tri·cian

 (ŏb′stĭ-trĭsh′ən)
n.
A physician who specializes in obstetrics.

obstetrician

(ˌɒbstɪˈtrɪʃən)
n
(Gynaecology & Obstetrics) a physician who specializes in obstetrics

ob•ste•tri•cian

(ˌɒb stɪˈtrɪʃ ən)

n.
a physician who specializes in obstetrics.
[1820–30; < Latin obstetrīci(a) midwifery]

obstetrician

Specialist in pregnancy and related conditions (often also experienced in gynecology).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.obstetrician - a physician specializing in obstetricsobstetrician - a physician specializing in obstetrics
perinatologist - an obstetrician specializing in perinatology
medical specialist, specialist - practices one branch of medicine
Translations
أخِصّائي ولادَه، طَبيب تَوليد
акушерка
fødselslæge
synnytyslääkäri
szülész
fæîingarlæknir
pôrodník
doğum uzmanı

obstetrician

[ˌɒbstəˈtrɪʃən] Ntocólogo/a m/f, obstetra mf

obstetrician

[ˌɒbstəˈtrɪʃən] nobstétricien(ne) m/f

obstetrician

nGeburtshelfer(in) m(f)

obstetrician

[ˌɒbstəˈtrɪʃn] nostetrico

obstetrics

(obˈstetriks) noun singular
the science of helping women before, during, and after, the birth of babies.
obstetrician (obstəˈtriʃən) noun
a doctor who specializes in obstetrics.

ob·ste·tri·cian

n. obstetra, partero-a, tocólogo-a, especialista en obstetricia.

obstetrician

n obstetra mf, tocólogo -ga mf
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An obstetrician also has to be fully versed in the health and care of newborn infants and they usually head up a department composed of a team of health care professionals - doctors, midwives and nurses.
Addressing a session "Midwife vs Obstetrician in Labour Room," organised by Pakistan National Forum on Women's Health (PNFWH) she said countries across the globe need to focus on proper training of midwives for a healthy society.
Women who discussed Tdap with their obstetrician were nearly five times more likely to be vaccinated than those who did not (odds ratio, 4.
Obstetricians are doctors who care for patients during pregnancy, labor and immediately after delivery.
Because our instrument takes a record of the force used, it mitigates that risk against the obstetrician but in no way takes responsibility away.
They would have definitely succumbed much earlier if left unattended even in the presence of the obstetricians.
Due to the small number of obstetrician participants, obstetricians who did not attend the focus group were invited to individual semi-structured interviews; three obstetricians did so.
Figures from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists show that about 35% of caesareans for single pregnancies are performed because of a failure of the progression of labour, of which a quarter occur when the cervix is fully dilated.
Appallingly though, it's the obstetrician who has to apologise to her for his comments on her notes.
In the 1960s, British obstetricians encouraged pregnant women to eat a meat-heavy, low-carbohydrate diet.
Obstetricians Michelle Odent and Frederick Leboyer pioneered the use of water for pain relief, rather than giving opiates during labour.
Obstetricians in both locations and other birth attendants in Kathmandu were nearly universally aware of severe pregnancy complications caused by physical abuse.