Should We Administer Betamethasone to Women at Risk of Late Preterm Birth?

Recently, a study was published in the New England Journal of Medicine, entitled Antenatal Betamethasone for Women at Risk of Late Preterm Delivery. The authors conclude that, “Administration of betamethasone to women at risk for late preterm delivery significantly reduced the rate of neonatal respiratory complications.” So should we start doing this? We have to…

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Important Paper: The PORTO Study

I’m going to post links and summaries of important and influential papers periodically. These are papers which should change the way we practice or at least the way we think about certain aspects of OB/GYN or medicine in general. The current paper comes from the April, 2013 issue of The American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and…

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