CHORIOAMNIONITIS ACOG PRACTICE BULLETIN 2013
Intrapartum Management of Intraamniotic Infection - ACOG
Intrapartum Management of Intraamniotic Infection. ABSTRACT: Intraamniotic infection, also known as chorioamnionitis, is an infection with resultant inflammation of any combination of the amniotic fluid, placenta, fetus, fetal membranes, or decidua. Intraamniotic infection is a common condition noted among preterm and term parturients.[PDF]
ACOG COMMITTEE OPINION
Committee on Obstetric Practice The Society for Maternal–Fetal Medicine endorses this document. This Committee Opinion was developed by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists’ Committee on Obstetric Practice in collaboration with R. Phillips Heine, MD; American Academy of Pediatrics member Karen M.
Practice Bulletins - ACOG
Active Practice Bulletins. View the list of active Practice Bulletins below, listed in chronological order by year. You’ll need an ACOG member login to view this content. View a PDF of the list of titles for ACOG Practice Bulletins (PDF). Information on out-of-print or withdrawn Practice Bulletins.
ACOG Practice Bulletin No. 199: Use of Prophylactic
BackgroundClinical Considerations and RecommendationsSummary of Recommendations and ConclusionsThe goal of antibiotic prophylaxis is to prevent infection, not to cure or treat disease. In contrast to the therapeutic use of antibiotics, prophylaxis must be administered before the potential exposure, and usually for a short duration (less than 24 hours). The goal of prophylactic antibiotic use is to have therapeutic tissue levels at the time microbial contamination might occur. Delaying administration by even a few hours reduces or eliminates the benefit of prophylaxis. Ideally, the agen..See more on journals
Chorioamnionitis: ACOG Committee Opinion on Diagnosis and
CLINICAL ACTIONS: The NICHD conducted a workshop in January 2015 to review evidence, with special consideration to avoid unnecessary treatment with antimicrobials and imprecise terminology. ACOG released a committee opinion, endorsed by SMFM, that agrees with 3 categories proposed by the workshop but differs regarding a single temperature of 39.0˚C. While the workshop included this
Chorioamnionitis: Prevention and Management | CE Article
EtiologyDiagnosisManagementPrevention StrategiesPatient EducationIntrapartum CareDocumentationSummaryChorioamnionitis can result from iatrogenic causes (e.g., amniocentesis) or transplacental passage from maternal blood-borne infection, though in term pregnancy it is thought to be primarily an ascending infection (see Figure 1). This pathogenic bacterial invasion may stimulate maternal and fetal inflammatory responses with the release of endotoxins, prostaglandins, and cytokines capable of triggering rupture of membranes, cervical remodeling, and/or uterine contractions (Goldenberg, Hauth, &..See more on nursingcenter
ACOG Practice Bulletin No. 209: Obstetric Analgesia and
Number 209 (Replaces Practice Bulletin Number 177, April 2017) Committee on Practice Bulletins—Obstetrics. This Practice Bulletin was developed by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists' Committee on Practice Bulletins—Obstetrics in collaboration with Lauren Plante, MD, MPH, and Robert Gaiser, MD.
Post-partum Management of Chorioamnionitis: Efficacy of
INTRODUCTION: Chorioamnionitis, or infection of the fetal membranes, effects approximately 10% of laboring women. Antibiotic treatment prior to delivery reduces both maternal and neonatal infectious complications. Continuation of maternal treatment after delivery is standard practice yet has not been demonstrated effective at reducing post-partum endometritis or other complications and is
List of Titles for ACOG Practice Bulletins - ACOG
List of Titles for ACOG Practice Bulletins List of Titles — June 2016 Practice Bulletins provide obstetricians and gynecologists with current information on established techniques and clinical management guidelines.
Diagnosis and Management of Clinical Chorioamnionitis
Chorioamnionitis or intraamniotic infection is an acute inflammation of the membranes and chorion of the placenta, typically due to ascending polymicrobial bacterial infection in the setting of membrane rupture. ACOG Practice Bulletin No. 80: premature rupture of membranes. Clinical management guidelines for obstetrician-gynecologistsCited by: 477Publish Year: 2010Author: Alan T. N. Tita, William W. Andrews
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