Early versus delayed oxytocin augmentation in nulliparous women with prolonged labour--a randomised controlled trial.

@article{Dencker2009EarlyVD,
  title={Early versus delayed oxytocin augmentation in nulliparous women with prolonged labour--a randomised controlled trial.},
  author={Anna Dencker and Marie Berg and Liselotte Bergqvist and Lars Ladfors and Lily S Thorsen and H{\aa}kan Lilja},
  journal={BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology},
  year={2009},
  volume={116 4},
  pages={530-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To study the effects of early versus delayed oxytocin augmentation on the obstetrical and neonatal outcome in nulliparous women with spontaneous but prolonged labour. DESIGN Randomised controlled study. SETTING Two delivery units in Sweden. POPULATION Healthy nulliparous women with normal pregnancies, spontaneous onset of active labour, a cervical dilatation of 4-9 cm and no progress in cervical dilatation for 2 hours and for an additional hour if amniotomy was performed due to… CONTINUE READING
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