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NIH Releases New Database of 2.5 Million Images in Biomedical Literature

The National Institutes of Health released a new database of 2.5 million images in biomedical literature today.  The database, called Images, was developed by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), a division of the National Library of Medicine (NLM) at the National Institutes of Health. According to the NIH, the information is intended for a variety of user groups, including clinicians, researchers, students, educators and patients.

I’ve pulled a few at random for you to start with. Please paste the link of any that you find interesting.



From the article, Elective Cesarean Section: It’s Impact on Neonatal Respiratory Outcome.



From the article, Women’s preference for cesarean delivery and differences between Taiwanese women undergoing different modes of delivery




From the article, The Effect of Delaying Childbirth on Primary Cesarean Section Rates



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Proportion of Uterine Ruptures in Relation to the Quintile of Predicted Probability of Emergency Cesarean Delivery for the Whole Population


From "Predicting Cesarean Section and Uterine Rupture among Women Attempting Vaginal Birth after Prior Cesarean Section," 2005.


October 28, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterErinn Streeter

I wish I had a more clinical background so that I could pull the good stuff out of this. An amazing resource all the same.

October 29, 2010 | Unregistered Commenteremjaybee

Those mountain women just have far more efficient uteri, apparently!

Primary cesarean delivery rates among parous women with singleton pregnancies by U.S geographic divisions: 1990, 1996 and 2003.


October 29, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterThe WellRounded Mama

Post-Cesarean Endometritis in 3 different time periods, according to what type of antibiotic prophylaxis was used (narrow spectrum vs. extended spectrum):


October 29, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterThe WellRounded Mama
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