Journal Article

A trial of amniotomy in a Palestinian hospital

2007
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Abstract
This randomised controlled trial of routine amniotomy was carried out in a developing country setting to investigate the effect of this common procedure on the duration of labour, intra-partum interventions and selected newborn and maternal outcomes. In a Jerusalem teaching hospital, 533 multiparous and 157 nulliparous low-risk women were randomised to either amniotomy or intent to conserve membranes. For multiparae, the median duration from randomisation to full dilatation was 95 and 160 min, respectively in the intervention and control arms (p
Year
2007
Language
English
Date Published
May
Volume
27
Pages
368-73
Accession Number
17654188
ISBN Number
0144-3615 (Print)0144-3615 (Linking)
Journal Name
J Obstet Gynaecol
Keywords
Developing Countries
Adult
Amnion
surgery
Female
Humans
Israel
Labor
Induced
Methods
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Outcome
Time Factors