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What does IOL stand for?

IOL stands for Induction of Labor (childbirth)

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Coverage also includes underweight and obese women, anemia, infections, abnormalities, medical diseases, hypertensive disorders, normal and abnormal labor, intrapartum monitoring and management, induction of labor, twins and multiple pregnancy, intrauterine growth restriction, instrumental delivery, postpartum collapse and hemorrhage, trauma, maternal injuries, cesarean delivery, neonatal resuscitation, prematurity, postmaturity, ultrasonography, diet and exercise, prescribing in pregnancy, and other issues.
FROM THE ANNUAL MEETING OF AMERICAN COLLEGE OF OBSTETRICIANS AND GYNECOLOGISTS SAN DIEGO--The risk of C-section doubled in women undergoing induction of labor who received an epidural before 4-cm dilation, compared with later epidural administration, a retrospective study found.
They include the plaintiff attorney's case summary, complaint, opening statement, and closing argument; depositions from plaintiff and defense expert witnesses; verdict information; TRIAL articles and ATLA Education speaker papers; national guidelines pertaining to fetal distress, induction of labor, C-sections, and preeclampsia; secondary sources, such as Internet resources, a medical glossary of terms, and an abbreviated medical journa survey; and medical illustrations from Medical Legal Art: The Doe Report, an ATLA Extras company.
Obstetric "conveniences": elective induction of labor, cesarean birth on demand, and other potentially unnecessary interventions.