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obstetrician

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Definition a physician specializing in childbirth
  • saw her obstetrician for an exam
  • She wants an obstetrician who is not inclined toward caesarean operations.
  • The obstetrician retired rather than pay the higher insurance.
  • the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • "Help, help," the child moaned, her labor pains threatening now to become a futile, dangerous constant cramp, known to obstetricians as eclampsia.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • They were doctors, both obstetricians.
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five
  • The next June, Theresa began her specialty training (obstetrics).
    Gish Jen  --  Typical American
  • The world's obstetricians are particularly neglectful of their duty in this regard.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • 'I'm a fine man now,' says the King, and he sends for the brehons and those to advise with them about the obstetrics.
    T. H. White  --  The Once and Future King
  • He was going to be an obstetrician—or, as the medical students called it technically, a "baby-snatcher."
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith
  • Like some hero from a forties war movie, the obstetrician had swept in and declared to his troops that he was "going in."
    Nicholas Evans  --  The Horse Whisperer
  • What other obstetricians perhaps dreaded, she relished.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • "Missus Jennings," the obstetrician said.
    Ron Suskind  --  A Hope in the Unseen
  • No obstetricians, no anesthesiologists, no fancy monitoring devices.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • We land in a rut of obstetrics and typhoid and busted legs.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Main Street
  • They use the same modern modalities of medicine as allopaths, anesthesiologists, surgeons, obstetricians, pediatricians and neurologists, to name a few.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • I'd known him only casually; he was one of many obstetricians with privileges at the county hospital, but the only one I knew of who also worked at such a clinic.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • The next two years passed quickly, with Sampson and Rameck taking clinical rotations at various hospitals in pediatrics, surgery, family practice, obstetrics, and other fields.
    Sampon Davis, et. al.  --  We Beat the Street
  • Her obstetrician, Dr. Ashley, gauntly handsome in a Lord Mountbatten sort of way, with fine sand-colored hair swept back from his temples, arrives to examine her progress.
    Jhumpa Lahiri  --  The Namesake
  • Her testimony was exposed as unreliable by the State's own expert witness, Dr. Dennis McNally, an obstetrician/gynecologist who examined Mrs. Colbey two weeks after the stillbirth.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy

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