Effect of partogram use on outcomes for women in spontaneous labour at term.

  title={Effect of partogram use on outcomes for women in spontaneous labour at term.},
  author={T. Lavender and A. Hart and R. Smyth},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
BACKGROUND The partogram (sometimes known as partograph) is usually a pre-printed paper form, on which labour observations are recorded. The aim of the partogram is to provide a pictorial overview of labour, to alert midwives and obstetricians to deviations in maternal or fetal wellbeing and labour progress. Charts often contain pre-printed alert and action lines. An alert line represents the slowest 10% of primigravid women's labour progress. An action line is placed a number of hours after… Expand

Paper Mentions

Interventional Clinical Trial
This study aims to compare the novel labour scale with the traditional WHO partograph in the management of spontaneous labour in primigravida in terms of maternal and neonatal outcomes… Expand
InterventionDrug, Procedure
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