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Reducing stillbirths: screening and monitoring during pregnancy and labour

Rachel A Haws1, Mohammad Yawar Yakoob2, Tanya Soomro2, Esme V Menezes2, Gary L Darmstadt1 and Zulfiqar A Bhutta2*

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1 Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

2 Division of Maternal and Child Health, the Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan

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BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2009, 9(Suppl 1):S5  doi:10.1186/1471-2393-9-S1-S5

Published: 7 May 2009

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Web Table 1. Component studies in Mangesi and Hofmeyr 2007 meta-analysis: Impact of fetal movement monitoring. Component studies in Mangesi et al. 2007 meta-analysis showing impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality

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Web Table 2. Component studies in Neilson 1998 meta-analysis: Impact of routine ultrasound in pregnancy. Component studies in Neilson 1998 meta-analysis showing impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality

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Web Table 3. Component studies in Bricker et al. 2008 meta-analysis: Impact of ultrasound in late pregnancy. Component studies in Bricker et al. 2008 meta-analysis showing impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality

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Web Table 4. Component studies in Papageorghiou et al. 2002: Impact of second trimester uterine artery Doppler on perinatal mortality. Component studies in Papageorghiou et al. 2002 meta-analysis showing impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality

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Web Table 5. Component studies in Baschat 2004: impact of Doppler velocimetry on stillbirth and perinatal mortality in pre-term growth-restricted fetuses. Component studies in Baschat 2004 meta-analysis showing impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality

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Web Table 6. Component studies in Neilson et al. 2000 meta-analysis: Impact of Doppler screening during pregnancy. Component studies in Neilson et al. 2000 meta-analysis showing impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality

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Web Table 7. Component studies in Pattinson and Farrell 1997 meta-analysis: Impact of pelvimetry during pregnancy. Component studies in Pattinson et al. 1997 meta-analysis showing impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality

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Web Table 8. Component studies in Russell et al. 2007 meta-analysis: Impact of management of gestational diabetes on stillbirth and perinatal outcomes. Component studies in Russell et al. 2007 showing impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality

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Web Table 9. Component studies in Mukhopadhyay et al. 2007: Impact of continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion on intrauterine fetal death. Component studies in Mukhopadhyay et al. 2007 showing impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality

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Web Table 10. Component studies in Boulvain et al. 2001 meta-analysis: Impact of elective delivery on perinatal mortality. Component studies in Boulvain et al. 2001 showing impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality

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Web Table 11. Component studies in Pattison and McCowan 1999 meta-analysis: Impact of cardiotocography for antepartum fetal assessment on perinatal mortality. Component studies in Pattison and McCowan 1999 showing impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality

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Web Table 12. Component studies in Lalor et al. 2008 meta-analysis: Impact of fetal biophysical profile. Component studies in Lalor et al. 2008 showing impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality

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Web Table 13. Component studies in Tan et al. 2001 meta-analysis: Impact of vibroacoustic stimulation. Component studies in Tan et al. 2001 meta-analysis showing impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality

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Web Table 14. Component studies in Magann et al 2007 review: impact of idiopathic polyhydramnios on stillbirth and perinatal mortality. Component studies in Magann et al. 2007 review showing impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality

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Web Table 15. Component studies in Nabhan and Abdelmoula 2008 [185]meta-analysis: comparison of single deepest vertical pocket vs. AFI in predicting perinatal outcome. Component studies in Nabhan and Abdelmoula 2008 review showing impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality

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Web Table 16. Component studies in Hofmeyr and Gulmezoglu 2002 [126]meta-analysis: impact of maternal hydration on amniotic fluid volume and perinatal outcomes. Component studies in Hofmeyr and Gulmezoglu 2002 review showing impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality

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Web Table 17. Component studies in Crowther 2001 meta-analysis: Impact of hospitalisation for bed rest for women with a multiple pregnancy on stillbirth and perinatal mortality. Component studies in Crowther 2001 review showing impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality

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Web Table 18. Component studies in Meher et al. 2005: Impact of some rest in hospital vs. routine activity at home on stillbirth and perinatal mortality. Component studies in Meher et al. 2005 review showing impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality

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Component studies in Kroner et al. 2001: Impact of antenatal day care units on perinatal mortality. Component studies in Kroner et al. 2001 review showing impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality

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Web Table 20. Component studies in Lavender et al. 2008 meta-analysis: Impact of different designs of partogram on neonatal morbidity or perinatal mortality. Component studies in Lavender et al. 2008 review showing impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality

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Web Table 21. Component studies in Alfirevic and Devane 2006 meta-analysis: Impact of continuous cardiotocography on stillbirth and perinatal mortality. Component studies in Lavender et al. 2008 review showing impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality

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Web Table 22. Component studies in Neilson 2006 meta-analysis: Impact of fetal electrocardiogram (ECG) on perinatal mortality. Component studies in Neilson meta-analysis showing impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality

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Web Table 23. Component studies in East et al. 2007 meta-analysis: Impact of fetal pulse oximetry on fetal/neonatal death. Component studies in East et al. 2007 meta-analysis showing impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality

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