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The medical specialty concerned with the care of the mother, fetus, and infant during the perinatal period.
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Noun1.perinatology - the branch of obstetrics concerned with the anatomy and physiology and diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the mother and the fetus or newborn baby during late pregnancy and childbirth and the puerperium
midwifery, obstetrics, tocology, OB - the branch of medicine dealing with childbirth and care of the mother


n. perinatología, estudio del feto y del recién nacido durante el período perinatal.
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Research from the British Association of Perinatal Medicine shows most babies born before 23 weeks are likely to have severe disabilities.
With these international standards, we will know when the nutrition and health care needs of the developing baby are not being met," said study lead author Jose Villar, MD, a professor of perinatal medicine at the University of Oxford.
The British Association of Perinatal Medicine has published a Framework for Clinical Practice which gives guidance for clinical staff.
They agreed to bring in outside experts from the British Association of Perinatal Medicine to investigate the crisis unit.
Richard Badura, MD, Neonatal and Perinatal Medicine
The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence and the British Association of Perinatal Medicine (BAPM) produced reports in 2010 on standards for hospitals providing neonatal intensive care, giving professional guidelines for staffing and care which cannot be met by the Betsi Board.
She went on to complete her pediatric residency and a fellowship in neonatal perinatal medicine at WVU in 1976.
Washington, September 18 ( ANI ): Delivery before 37 full weeks, so-called preterm delivery, is the biggest problem in perinatal medicine today, as it increases the risk of the child being seriously ill in the short and long term.
Dubai: The 7th Dubai International Conference for Medical Sciences on Perinatal Medicine will be held from December 10-12.
Their topics include physical principles of the Doppler effect and its application in medicine, pelvic inflammatory disease, normal and abnormal early pregnancy, assessing normal and abnormal fetal anatomy, and four-dimensional sonography in perinatal medicine.
In the case of the clinical conditions that require stabilisation and complex care, the surgical newborn baby needs Intensive Care (so called Level 1 or Level A according to the two main scales used for measuring the required level of neonatal care in the NICU) (Northern Neonatal Network, 1993; British Association of Perinatal Medicine, 2005), whereas for other interventions, the baby requires high dependency care (Level 2 or Level B).

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