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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/149061
Type:
Presentation
Title:
Adverse Side Effects of Antepartum Hospital Bed Rest
Abstract:
Adverse Side Effects of Antepartum Hospital Bed Rest
Conference Sponsor:Sigma Theta Tau International
Conference Year:2003
Author:Maloni, Judith, PhD, RN, FAAN
P.I. Institution Name:Case Western Reserve University
Title:Associate Professor and Garvin Chair for Nursing Excellence
This research used nursing, medicine, and aerospace science to question the safety of a common medical practice, i.e. antepartum bed rest treatment which is prescribed for approximately 1 million women per year. There is no evidence that antepartum bed rest treatment is effective and my research now demonstrates that bed rest is unsafe for pregnant women and perhaps their fetus/neonates. The sample for this NIH funded longitudinal study consisted of 147 high-risk pregnant women with a singleton gestation. Women were included if they were diagnosed with preterm labor and excluded if they had a preexisting medical disorder. Repeated measures analysis of variance was used. Results: Maternal muscle atrophy significantly increased across the antepartum and decreased during the postpartum ( p
Repository Posting Date:
26-Oct-2011
Date of Publication:
17-Oct-2011
Sponsors:
Sigma Theta Tau International

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dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleAdverse Side Effects of Antepartum Hospital Bed Resten_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/149061-
dc.description.abstract<table><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-title">Adverse Side Effects of Antepartum Hospital Bed Rest</td></tr><tr class="item-sponsor"><td class="label">Conference Sponsor:</td><td class="value">Sigma Theta Tau International</td></tr><tr class="item-year"><td class="label">Conference Year:</td><td class="value">2003</td></tr><tr class="item-author"><td class="label">Author:</td><td class="value">Maloni, Judith, PhD, RN, FAAN</td></tr><tr class="item-institute"><td class="label">P.I. Institution Name:</td><td class="value">Case Western Reserve University</td></tr><tr class="item-author-title"><td class="label">Title:</td><td class="value">Associate Professor and Garvin Chair for Nursing Excellence</td></tr><tr class="item-email"><td class="label">Email:</td><td class="value">jam44@po.cwru.edu</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-abstract">This research used nursing, medicine, and aerospace science to question the safety of a common medical practice, i.e. antepartum bed rest treatment which is prescribed for approximately 1 million women per year. There is no evidence that antepartum bed rest treatment is effective and my research now demonstrates that bed rest is unsafe for pregnant women and perhaps their fetus/neonates. The sample for this NIH funded longitudinal study consisted of 147 high-risk pregnant women with a singleton gestation. Women were included if they were diagnosed with preterm labor and excluded if they had a preexisting medical disorder. Repeated measures analysis of variance was used. Results: Maternal muscle atrophy significantly increased across the antepartum and decreased during the postpartum ( p</td></tr></table>en_GB
dc.date.available2011-10-26T09:55:26Z-
dc.date.issued2011-10-17en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-26T09:55:26Z-
dc.description.sponsorshipSigma Theta Tau Internationalen_GB
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