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See also the OB Guidelines home page containing a PDF version as well as the test that is part of the Patient Safety Program.

Guidelines 1–16

1: Documentation for Patient Safety 

2: Informed Consent 

3: Clinical Coverage and Patient Handoffs 

4: Consultation 

5: Resolution of Clinical Discord

6: Preconception Care

7: Pregnancy Dating Estimated Date of Delivery

8: Antenatal Care

9: Mid trimester Termination

10: Antenatal Tests of Fetal Well being

11: Ordering of Tocolytic Agents

12: Use of Antenatal Corticosteroids for Fetal Maturation

13: Prevention of Neonatal Sepsis Due to Group B Streptococci

14: Availability of Clinician and Case Load in Labor and Delivery

15: Scheduled and Elective Delivery

16: Assessment and Monitoring in Labor and Delivery 

Guidelines 17–34

17: Induction of Labor

18: Augmentation of Labor

19: Operative Vaginal Delivery

20: Prevention of Retained Sponges and Needles Following Vaginal Delivery

21: Management of Breech Presentations

22: Management of Twins

23: Prolonged Pregnancy

24: Macrosomia

25: Management of Shoulder Dystocia

26: Patients with Previous Cesarean Delivery

27: Cesarean Delivery on Maternal Request

28: Communication Prior to Obstetrical Surgery

29: Anesthesia in Obstetrics

30: Placental Pathology Evaluation

31: Postpartum Care

32: Circumcision

33: Reporting of Adverse Outcomes 

34: Institutional Responsibilities 


OB Guidelines 2014 Overview  

Consent Forms: Appendixes A–G

A: Sample Documentation of Delivery with Shoulder Dystocia 

B: Sample Documentation of Operative Vaginal Delivery 

C: About Your Care During Labor and Birth

D: Breech Version or External Cephalic Version

E: Delivery Following a Previous Cesarean Delivery

F: The Delivery of Twins

G: Elective Primary Cesarean Section

May 1, 2014
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