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Effect of Early Oral Hydration on Post Cesarean Outcomes

  title={Effect of Early Oral Hydration on Post Cesarean Outcomes},
  author={Sahar A. Al-Ghareeb and Eman R. Ahmad and Haifa Abdulazi Al Turki},
Background: The traditional approach where patients receive nothing orally till return of bowel function (passage of flatus or bowel motion), followed by slow advancement of feeds to a solid diet postoperatively is now challenged. Although somewhat controversial, there is increasing evidence demonstrating the safety of early oral hydration after uncomplicated cesarean section. This study aimed to identify the effect of early oral hydration on post-cesarean outcomes. Design: A randomized… 

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