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par·tu·ri·ent

 (pär-to͝or′ē-ənt, -tyo͝or′-)
adj.
1. About to bring forth young; being in labor.
2. Of or relating to giving birth.
3. About to produce or come forth with something, such as an idea or a discovery.

[Latin parturiēns, parturient-, present participle of parturīre, to be in labor, from partus, past participle of parere, to give birth; see perə- in Indo-European roots.]

par·tu′ri·en·cy n.

parturient

(pɑːˈtjʊərɪənt)
adj
1. (Gynaecology & Obstetrics) of or relating to childbirth
2. (Gynaecology & Obstetrics) giving birth
3. producing or about to produce a new idea, etc
[C16: via Latin parturīre, from parere to bring forth]
parˈturiency n

par•tu•ri•ent

(pɑrˈtʊər i ənt, -ˈtyʊər-)

adj.
1. bearing or about to bear young.
2. pertaining to parturition.
3. bringing forth or about to produce something, as an idea.
[1585–95; < Latin parturient-, s. of parturiēns, present participle of parturīre to be in labor, desiderative derivative of parere to give birth, bear; see -ent]
par•tu′ri•en•cy, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.parturient - of or relating to or giving birth; "parturient pangs"; "the parturient uterus"
2.parturient - giving birth; "a parturient heifer"
nascent - being born or beginning; "the nascent chicks"; "a nascent insurgency"

parturient

adjective
Carrying a developing fetus within the uterus:
Slang: gone.
Archaic: great.
Translations

par·tu·ri·ent

a. parturienta, mujer que acaba de dar a luz o está en el acto de dar a luz.
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Nausea is an unpleasant physical condition experienced by nearly 80% of parturients who have caesarean section (CS) under combined spinal-epidural (CSE) anaesthesia (1, 2) Intraoperative vomiting causes significant challenges for the obstetrician, such as increased risk of bleeding and surgical duration, inadvertent surgical trauma and aspiration pneumonitis (3, 4) While antiemetic medications have been advocated to prevent intraoperative nausea and vomiting (N&V) during CS, they are not entirely effective and may have multiple adverse effects, including the development of gastrointestinal, renal, neurological, cardiovascular and allergic reactions (3, 5-9).
A study was done in Japanese parturients to compare 2 doses of bupivacaine in caesarian section.
Parturients who had delivered via caesarean section through the spinal anaesthetic technique and who had not completed 24 hours from the onset of anaesthesia.
Some of the reasons for not applying RA were parturients' refusal for RA (68%), anesthesiologists' preference (36.1%), obstetricians' preference (31.9%), and lack of training/education in 17% of the hospitals surveyed.
After institutional ethical committee approval, this prospective study was conducted in 60 parturients between ages of 18 to 35 years and a height of 150-170 cm with ASA physical status II undergoing elective LSCS under subarachnoid block in a tertiary care obstetric hospital attached to a medical college in south India.
Predicting which parturients will experience major spinal hypotension remains a target of ongoing research.
A study published recently in 2016 showed a significant difference in pain levels for parturients receiving TENS and the ones not receiving TENS.
There are no enough data concerning the efficacy of TAP versus II-IH nerve blocks in the management of postoperative pain in parturients undergoing caesarean section.
As such, few case reports have addressed the anaesthetic management of parturients with vascular EDS [3, 4].
It was hypothesized that the frequency of perineal tears would then be higher in HIV positive parturients because of reduced use of episiotomy and whether perineal trauma was associated with MTCT.
Simultaneously will note acceptance regarding epidural labor analgesia among parturients.
The purpose of the study was explained to the parturients and written informed consents were obtained from them.