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    Rufugees and pregnancy outcomes

    African migrants in Autralia who have a refugee backgrond are more likely to experience certain adverse pregnancy outcomes than those who do not have a refugee background

    BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2014, 14:392
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    Getting good drugs

    In parts of India, uterotonic drugs are not widely available, and worryingly, when available their quality and potency are below acceptable levels

    BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2014, 14:386
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    Predicting uterine dehiscence

    Using ultrasound measurements of a cesarean scar could allow us to predict whether the scar will bleed or rupture during the following pregnancy

    BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2014, 14:365



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