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Delivery

The tender and receipt of an actual commodity or financial instrument in settlement of a futures contract.

Delivery

The transfer of a security or an underlying asset to a buyer. The term is often used in options, forward, and futures contracts, in which payment and delivery are separated by a relatively long period of time. Most of the time, however, delivery does not occur, as most traders offset their positions with opposite contracts.

delivery

1. The transfer of a security to an investor's broker in order to satisfy an executed sell order. Delivery is required by the settlement date.
2. The transfer of a specified commodity in order to meet the requirements of a commodity contract that has been sold.

delivery

The transfer of possession from one person to another.Deeds and leases require delivery before they are effective. Delivery does not depend on manual transfer, but does depend on the intent of the parties. Deeds are delivered when placed within the possession or control of the grantee in such a manner that the grantor cannot regain possession or control.

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The highest risk of preterm delivery is seen with fFN levels of greater than 200ng/ml.
The presence of abnormal vaginal flora was associated with statistically significant increases in the rate of late miscarriage and preterm delivery.
Twins are very high risk for preterm delivery, in fact, 60 percent of twins are born too soon.
Among 5 patients with arcuate uterus, cervical cerclage was done in 2 of them, one resulting in term delivery (50%) and the other in preterm delivery (50%).
Progesterone reduced the arte (about 15% absolute risk reduction) of early preterm delivery.
Preterm delivery (<37 wk) was the primary outcome measure whereas late preterm (>34 wk <37), moderately preterm (>32 wk <34) and early preterm delivery (<32 wk) were used as secondary outcomes.
Women with multiple gestations, antepartum haemorrhage, a previous history of preterm delivery, or chronic diseases such as tuberculosis, sickle cell anaemia and malignancy, and who were admitted in the second stage of labour or had eclampsia, were excluded to control for confounding factors.
Leisure time physical activity is associated with a reduced risk of preterm delivery, American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology, 2008, 198(2): 180.
In spite of many innovations in the management of pregnancy and threatened preterm labor, the risk of preterm delivery continues to rise.
The conclusion the French research team reached is that women with a history of induced abortion had a 50% higher risk of having a very preterm delivery than women who had not aborted.
For pregnant women with no symptoms who are at high risk for preterm delivery (i.
Preterm delivery is a common obstetric problem (1), and infants born prematurely are at increased risk for longterm disability and death (2).