obstetrical delivery


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Noun1.obstetrical delivery - the act of delivering a child
human action, human activity, act, deed - something that people do or cause to happen
breech birth, breech delivery, breech presentation - delivery of an infant whose feet or buttocks appear first
abdominal delivery, caesarean, caesarean delivery, caesarean section, caesarian, caesarian delivery, caesarian section, cesarean, cesarean delivery, cesarean section, cesarian, cesarian section, C-section - the delivery of a fetus by surgical incision through the abdominal wall and uterus (from the belief that Julius Caesar was born that way)
forceps delivery - delivery in which forceps are inserted through the vagina and used to grasp the head of the fetus and pull it through the birth canal; since the forceps can injure the fetus this procedure has generally given way to cesarean deliveries
midwifery - assisting women at childbirth
accouchement, childbearing, childbirth, vaginal birth - the parturition process in human beings; having a baby; the process of giving birth to a child
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I found myself reflecting on a medical student experience that I had not pondered in many years--a premature obstetrical delivery that I became immersed in as a student without physician oversight.
Among these are benefits for non-prescription drugs and devices; drug and alcohol abuse or dependency treatment, cosmetic surgery, optometric services, and normal obstetrical delivery.
Over 40,000 nurse anesthetists are licensed to practice, working in surgical suites and obstetrical delivery rooms; critical access hospitals; ambulatory surgical centers; the offices of dentists, podiatrists, ophthalmologists, plastic surgeons, and pain management specialists; and U.