Calcium channel blockers for inhibiting preterm labour; a systematic review of the evidence and a protocol for administration of nifedipine.

@article{King2003CalciumCB,
  title={Calcium channel blockers for inhibiting preterm labour; a systematic review of the evidence and a protocol for administration of nifedipine.},
  author={James King and Vicki Flenady and Dimitrios N M Papatsonis and Gustaaf Dekker and B. Carbonne},
  journal={The Australian & New Zealand journal of obstetrics & gynaecology},
  year={2003},
  volume={43 3},
  pages={192-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the effects on maternal, fetal and neonatal outcomes of nifedipine (and other calcium channel blockers) administered as a tocolytic agent to women in preterm labour. METHODS Standard methods of the Cochrane Collaboration and its Pregnancy and Childbirth Review Group were used. All published and unpublished randomised trials in which… CONTINUE READING