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induction benefits: the latest research">Labor induction benefits: the latest research

Mishanina et al. (2014). “Use of labour induction and risk of cesarean delivery: a systematic review and meta-analysis,” Canadian Medical Association Journal (early release version, published online: 28 April 2014)” This large, comprehensive, meta-analysis of 157 randomized controlled trials provides the most compelling evidence yet...

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induction and term birth outcomes">New AMOR-IPAT publication: meta-analysis of risk-based labour induction and term birth outcomes

Nicholson, James M., Lisa C. Kellar, George F. Henning, Maria Colon-Gonzalez, Abdul A. Waheed and Serdar Ural (2015). “The association between the regular use of modeled risk-based labour induction and term birth outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis,” BJOG 122(6):773-784. Publisher’s link ABSTRACT Background Despite...

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Upcoming Stillbirth Conference in Minnesota

Dr. Nicholson has been invited to present at the upcoming Star Legacy Foundation’s Stillbirth Summit 2014, 19-21 June, in Medina (Minneapolis), MN. This Summit is a major educational and networking event expected to draw more than 200 interdisciplinary professionals, advocates and families. Presenters will share...

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About AMOR-IPAT

Welcome to the AMOR-IPAT Blog! A study conducted by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine reports that a cohort of women exposed to a safe, alternative method of maternity care had a 5.3% cesarean delivery rate compared to an 11.8% of women who received...

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New PCORI – AMOR-IPAT Grant Proposal

On May 6th, three medical centers (the Hershey Medical Center [Hershey, Pa], Pinnacle Health [Harrisburg, Pa] and Wright State University [Dayton, Pa]) submitted a grant application to the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). Titled “A Three-institution Randomized Clinical Trial of the Active Management of...

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New AMOR-IPAT publication: impact of the 39-week rule on term stillbirth

Nicholson, James M. (2015). “The 39-week rule and term stillbirth: beneficence, autonomy, and the ethics of the current restrictions on early-term labor induction in the US,” BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 15(Suppl 1):A9. [Paper presented at the Stillbirth Summit 2014, Medina (Minneapolis), MN, USA, 19-20 June...

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Term Pregnancy Management in the USA Today: Three Key Concerns

Posting #1 – “Three Things” There are three things that really bother me about the current state of affairs in the area of term pregnancy management in the USA today. These are: The failure to recognize that every term pregnancy is unique, and that broad...