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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Joint statement from the Ministry of Health, the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and the College of Midwives.
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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.
Patients who present in early uncomplicated labour tend to be managed during the first stage of labour by labour ward nursing staff employed by the hospital, the obstetrician being called late during the first stage of labour in anticipation of performing the delivery.
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.
Family physicians face some barriers in the delivery of obstetrical care when it comes to the attitudes of obstetricians, according to a survey of 175 family physicians and 132 obstetricians that highlights the need for collaboration between the two specialties.
The design of current forceps has not really evolved in centuries and if the obstetrician pulls too hard with the current instrument during birth, it can kill the child in extreme cases, while even normal use can cause facial damage and trauma.