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Research & Reviews  68 results

European Guidelines on Perinatal Care - Oxytocin for induction and augmentation of labo...
The Journal of Maternal-fetal & Neonatal Medicine : the O... , Nunes I et. al.

Sep 3rd, 2021 - OF RECOMMENDATIONS1. Oxytocin for induction or augmentation of labor should not be started when there is a previous scar on the body of the uterus (such as previous classical cesarean section, uterine perforation or myomectomy when uterine cavity ...

Management of prolonged first stage of labour in a low-resource setting: lessons learnt...
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth; Bakker W, van Dorp E et. al.

May 24th, 2021 - Caesarean sections without medical indication cause substantial maternal and perinatal ill-health, particularly in low-income countries where surgery is often less safe. In presence of adequate labour monitoring and by appropriate use of evidence-...

Labor Dystocia in Nulliparous Women.
American Family Physician; LeFevre NM, Krumm E et. al.

Jan 16th, 2021 - Dystocia (abnormally slow or protracted labor) accounts for 25% to 55% of primary cesarean deliveries. The latent phase of labor begins with onset of regular, painful contractions and continues until 6 cm of cervical dilation. Current recommendati...

Early versus delayed oxytocin infusion following amniotomy for induction of labor: a me...
The Journal of Maternal-fetal & Neonatal Medicine : the O... Pergialiotis V, Bellos I et. al.

Jan 15th, 2021 - Oxytocin infusion prior to confirmation of delay in labor is discouraged by the World Health Organization. However, evidence from the Cochrane library seems to support early amniotomy and oxytocin to reduce the rates of cesarean sections (CS). To ...

Early description of amniotomy in medieval Persia.
The Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research; Vazani Y, Feyzabadi Z et. al.

Jan 7th, 2021 - Artificial rupture of the amniotic membranes during the labor, which is called amniotomy, is a common procedure in modern obstetric and midwifery protocols. There is no definite agreement regarding the timing of amniotomy in a delayed labor. In th...

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Does amniotomy shorten spontaneous labor or improve outcomes?
The Journal of Family Practice;

Dec 3rd, 2018 - Three trials (1695 women) evaluated dysfunctional labor, defined as no progress in cervical dilation in 2 hours or ineffective uterine contractions. Amniotomy reduced dysfunctional labor in both primiparous (RR=0.

Early Amniotomy Shortens Labor in Nulliparas

Mar 1st, 2011 - When asked if the study was mixing cervical ripening with labor induction, Dr. Macones said, “I think the lines between ripening and induction are actually quite gray.

Early Amniotomy Shortens Labor in Nulliparous Women

Feb 17th, 2011 - When asked if the study was mixing cervical ripening with labor induction, Dr. Macones said, "I think the lines between ripening and induction are actually quite gray.

Amniotomy During Spontaneous Labor Benefits Neither Mother Nor Child

Oct 17th, 2007 - Action Points Explain to interested patients that in this literature review amniotomy, also called breaking the waters, did not shorten labor or improve the mother's childbirth experience or the infant's Apgar score. Explain that these findings em...

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