toggle menu
1000+ books

in a sentence

show 68 more with this conextual meaning
  • The modern entrance, a towering atrium with marble floors, lies a quarter of a mile away, at the end of a shiny corridor called the Pike—short for turnpike—flanked by banks of elevators, clinical departments to the right and left, inpatient wards on floors above, operating rooms below (forty, not counting the ones in obstetrics), dozens of laboratories in all directions, and mortal dramas everywhere.†   (source)
  • They use the same modern modalities of medicine as allopaths, anesthesiologists, surgeons, obstetricians, pediatricians and neurologists, to name a few.†   (source)
  • "I called Bentley before we left," he said, naming his colleague, an obstetrician.†   (source)
  • In a medical study, it turned out that obstetricians in areas with declining birth rates are much more likely to perform cesarean-section deliveries than obstetricians in growing areas—suggesting that, when business is tough, doctors try to ring up more expensive procedures.†   (source)
  • The world's obstetricians are particularly neglectful of their duty in this regard.†   (source)
  • We even talked about the ethics of modern obstetrics, where couples can now find out in advance if their baby will have a genetic disorder, and often abort the baby if they find out it's so.†   (source)
  • "Missus Jennings," the obstetrician said.†   (source)
  • What other obstetricians perhaps dreaded, she relished.†   (source)
  • However, when the obstetrician told me the results, I did what I had to do: stuck to a strict diet that left me hungry all the time, got blood drawn twice a week, held my breath at every visit while my doctor checked the baby's growth.†   (source)
  • Like some hero from a forties war movie, the obstetrician had swept in and declared to his troops that he was "going in."†   (source)
  • They were doctors, both obstetricians.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • The next June, Theresa began her specialty training (obstetrics).†   (source)
  • 5 (November 1953); and TeLinde, "Carcinoma in Situ of the Cervix," Obstetrics and Gynecology 1, no.†   (source)
  • But most of all I remember the obstetrician announcing, "You've got a daughter!†   (source)
  • The obstetrician said strange things often happened with elderly pregnancies.†   (source)
  • But the cynicism of the obstetrician who has seen everything crept back in.†   (source)
  • In that gesture she slipped off the mantle of the traveler and put on that of the obstetrician.†   (source)
  • My obstetrician approved the trip, assuring that I was still a good month away from delivery.†   (source)
  • Whatever happened, at least now a real obstetrician was in charge.†   (source)
  • Meanwhile, on his own he was learning everything he could about obstetrics and gynecology.†   (source)
  • There was nothing prurient about his interest in the Version Clinic or in obstetrics and gynecology.†   (source)
  • She chose obstetrics and gynecology instead of his field, internal medicine.†   (source)
  • American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 66, no. 5 (November 1953); and TeLinde, "Carcinoma in Situ of the Cervix," Obstetrics and Gynecology 1, no. 1 (January 1953); also the biog raphy Rich ard Wesley TeLinde, by Howard W. Jones, Georgeanna Jones, and William E. Ticknor.†   (source)
  • Sources on the standard treatment regimen for cervical cancer in the 1950s include A. Brunschwig, "The Operative Treatment of Carcinoma of the Cervix: Radical Panhysterectomy with Pelvic Lymph Node Excision," American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 61, no. 6 (June 1951); R. W Green, "Carcinoma of the Cervix: Surgical Treatment (A Review)," Journal of the Maine Medical Association 42, no. 11 (November 1952); R. T Schmidt, "Panhysterectomy in the Treatment of Carcinoma of the…†   (source)
  • Henrietta's medical records, provided to me by her family, are not publicly available, but some information on her diagnosis can be found in Howard W. Jones, "Record of the First Physician to see Henrietta Lacks at the Johns Hopkins Hospital: History of the Beginning of the HeLa Cell Line," American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 176, no. 6 (June 1997): S227-S228.†   (source)
  • For documentation of the history of Johns Hopkins (in this and later chapters), see the AMCMA, as well as The Johns Hopkins Hospital and the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine: A Chronicle, by Alan Mason Chesney, and The First 100 Years: Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, the Johns Hopkins Hospital, edited by Timothy R. B. Johnson, John A. Rock, and J. Donald Woodruff.†   (source)
  • Chapter 6: "Lady's on the Phone" Papers from the first HeLa symposium were published in "The HeLa Cancer Control Symposium: Presented at the First Annual Women's Health Conference, Morehouse School of Medicine, October 11, 1996," edited by Roland Pattillo, American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology suppl.†   (source)
  • Chapter 22: "The Fame She So Richly Deserves" For the paper in which Henrietta's real name was first published, see H. W. Jones, V. A. McKusick, P. S. Harper, and K. D. Wuu, "George Otto Gey (1899–1970): The HeLa Cell and a Reappraisal of Its Origin," Obstetrics and Gynecology 38, no. 6 (December 1971).†   (source)
  • Chapter 3: Diagnosis and Treatment For information on the development of the Pap smear, see G. N. Papanicolaou and H. F. Traut, "Diagnostic Value of Vaginal Smears in Carcinoma of Uterus," American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 42 (1941), and "Diagnosis of Uterine Cancer by the Vaginal Smear," by George Papanicolaou and H. Traut (1943).†   (source)
  • A Doctor Who Treats Countries, Not Patients Allan Rosenfield grew up in the 1930s and 1940s in Brookline, Massachusetts, the son of a successful obstetrician in Boston.†   (source)
  • Rob's father is an obstetrician; his mother is a longtime emergency room doctor turned occupational physician.†   (source)
  • As the International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics put it in an editorial, emergency obstetric care is the "keystone in the arch of safe motherhood.†   (source)
  • Instead of drawing attention to the problem and lobbying for major programmes and changes in priorities, most obstetricians concentrate on subspecialties that put emphasis on high technology.†   (source)
  • He called my obstetrician in Corpus Christi and was referred to a Houston doctor, who agreed to take the case and urged us to get to the hospital quickly.†   (source)
  • "Maternal deaths in developing countries are often the ultimate tragic outcome of the cumulative denial of women's human rights," noted the journal Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology.†   (source)
  • An example of the measures we've been talking about--including emergency obstetrics to save lives in difficult environments--can be found in a wondrous hospital in a remote country that doesn't even exist….†   (source)
  • Over time, the government added obstetricians to its hospitals, and it used its data to see where women were slipping through the cracks--such as those living on the tea estates--and then to open clinics targeting those women.†   (source)
  • Once the babies were out, her duty as an obstetrician was to turn completely to Sister Mary Joseph Praise; her duty was to the mother.†   (source)
  • L. Lewis Wall, a professor of obstetrics at the Washington University School of Medicine who has campaigned tirelessly for a fistula hospital in West Africa, estimates that 30,000 to 130,000 new cases of fistula develop each year in Africa alone.†   (source)
  • Seeing Stone in the hallowed place between a woman's legs that was reserved for the obstetrician rankled Hema.†   (source)
  • Further evidence of the centrality of emergency obstetrics came from a study of a fundamentalist Christian church in Indiana whose members were affluent, well-educated, and well-nourished Americans, yet who for spiritual reasons eschewed doctors and hospitals.†   (source)
  • A humane obstetrician invented these instruments for mothers with the most desperate needs, not for desperate physicians.†   (source)
  • I am an obstetrician-gynecologist.†   (source)
  • In her years as an obstetrician, Hema had never thought too much about a newborn's cry, never paused to consider the frequency that made a baby's tongue and lips quiver like a reed.†   (source)
  • She's an obstetrician.†   (source)
  • She'd discovered in herself a talent for manipulative obstetrics, becoming expert at divining just how the baby was hung up in the pelvis.†   (source)
  • I'd done three months each in internal medicine, surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, and now all that remained was a month of pediatrics.†   (source)
  • I overheard Hema tell Ghosh that Shiva knew more than the average final-year medical student when it came to obstetrics and gynecology.†   (source)
  • He was considered the father of obstetrics and gynecology, the patron saint; in naming me for him, she was both honoring him and giving thanks.†   (source)
  • Stone, animated now, consumed by a sense of mission, propped Munro Kerr's Operative Obstetrics open, cookery-book fashion, on the down slope of Sister Mary Joseph Praise's protuberant belly.†   (source)
  • Bachelli up in the Piazza was marginally competent in obstetrics but unreliable after two in the afternoon, and his Eritrean mistress was deeply suspicious of him leaving on "house calls."†   (source)
  • When she read her Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics (each month's volume arriving by sea mail weeks after publication, bruised and stained in its brown wrapping), the innovations read like fiction.†   (source)
  • Kelly's Obstetrics and Jeffcoate's Gynecology, and French's Index of Differential Diagnosis (at least in my childish way of thinking), were maps of Missing, guides to the territory into which we were born.†   (source)
  • He performed simple surgery — on appendixes, gastric ulcers, compound fractures — but he also rather daringly practiced every other sort of medicine, too, except gynecology and obstetrics.†   (source)
  • 'I'm a fine man now,' says the King, and he sends for the brehons and those to advise with them about the obstetrics.†   (source)
  • But if some spiritual obstetrician has meanwhile drawn the shimenawa across the retreat, then the work of representing eternity in time, and perceiving in time eternity, cannot be avoided.†   (source)
  • We land in a rut of obstetrics and typhoid and busted legs.†   (source)
  • He told Mrs. Glorbach, seventeen miles out, that I wasn't up-to-date in obstetrics.†   (source)
  • "Help, help," the child moaned, her labor pains threatening now to become a futile, dangerous constant cramp, known to obstetricians as eclampsia.†   (source)
  • He was going to be an obstetrician—or, as the medical students called it technically, a "baby-snatcher."†   (source)
  • To attend lectures on physical diagnosis, surgery, neurology, obstetrics, and gynecology in the morning, with hospital demonstrations in the afternoon; to supervise the making of media and the sterilization of glassware for Gottlieb; to instruct a new class in the use of the microscope and filter and autoclave; to read a page now and then of scientific German or French; to see Madeline constantly; to get through it all he drove himself to hysterical hurrying, and in the dizziest of it…†   (source)
  • None of the hectic activities of Senior year—neurology and pediatrics, practical work in obstetrics, taking of case-histories in the hospitals, attendance on operations, dressing wounds, learning not to look embarrassed when charity patients called one "Doctor"—was quite so important as the discussion of "What shall we do after graduation?"†   (source)
  • And thus, through the courage and great skill in obstetrics of Queequeg, the deliverance, or rather, delivery of Tashtego, was successfully accomplished, in the teeth, too, of the most untoward and apparently hopeless impediments; which is a lesson by no means to be forgotten.†   (source)
  • But the tendency to rapid sinking in this substance was in the present instance materially counteracted by the other parts of the head remaining undetached from it, so that it sank very slowly and deliberately indeed, affording Queequeg a fair chance for performing his agile obstetrics on the run, as you may say.†   (source)
  • The keeper of the Kildare Street Museum appears, dragging a lorry on which are the shaking statues of several naked goddesses, Venus Callipyge, Venus Pandemos, Venus Metempsychosis, and plaster figures, also naked, representing the new nine muses, Commerce, Operatic Music, Amor, Publicity, Manufacture, Liberty of Speech, Plural Voting, Gastronomy, Private Hygiene, Seaside Concert Entertainments, Painless Obstetrics and Astronomy for the People.†   (source)
  • …to the women's apartment to assist at the prescribed ceremony of the afterbirth in the presence of the secretary of state for domestic affairs and the members of the privy council, silent in unanimous exhaustion and approbation the delegates, chafing under the length and solemnity of their vigil and hoping that the joyful occurrence would palliate a licence which the simultaneous absence of abigail and obstetrician rendered the easier, broke out at once into a strife of tongues.†   (source)
  • The gravest problems of obstetrics and forensic medicine were examined with as much animation as the most popular beliefs on the state of pregnancy such as the forbidding to a gravid woman to step over a countrystile lest, by her movement, the navelcord should strangle her creature and the injunction upon her in the event of a yearning, ardently and ineffectually entertained, to place her hand against that part of her person which long usage has consecrated as the seat of castigation.†   (source)
▲ show less (of above)