An analysis is given of some of the factors involved in perinatal mortality associated with accidental haemorrhage.
Equivalent doses of oxytocin and prostaglandin F2a required to produce a specific amount of uterine activity in vivo in 6 patients at term, were determined.
Early experience with the use of human chorionic gonadotrophin replacement therapy in a small number of progesterone-deficient pregnancies is presented.
A trial of the Vabra aspirator, a sterile disposable suction curette, was carried out on 136 outpatients.
The high-risk pregnancy is presented as a priority indication for epidural analgesia during labour.
In an attempt to evaluate the aetiology and therapy of leg cramps during pregnancy. patients at an antenatal clinic were treated with calcium or a placebo.
The angle which the superior pubic rami make at the pubic symphysis is called the suprapubic angle.
A method of assessing the level of the head clinically in 'fifths of the head above the pubic symphysis' is descriptionbed, illustrated, and commented upon.
The relative merits of intraperitoneal and a modified extraperitoneal lower segment Caesarean section were studied in 412 septic cases requiring Caesarean section.
The mean durations of the first stage of labour for Black and Indian primiparas and multiparas have been ascertained.
The behaviour of uterine contractions in the first stage of labour was studied in 1 555 Black and Indian patients.
Asymptomatic Trichomonas vaginalis, candidiasis and Haemophilus vaginalis were found to affect approximately 20% of women attending an antenatal clinic for the first time.