Induction of labour versus expectant management for prelabour rupture of the membranes at term: an economic evaluation. TERMPROM Study Group. Term Prelabour Rupture of the Membranes.

@article{Gafni1997InductionOL,
  title={Induction of labour versus expectant management for prelabour rupture of the membranes at term: an economic evaluation. TERMPROM Study Group. Term Prelabour Rupture of the Membranes.},
  author={Amiram Gafni and Ron Goeree and Terri L Myhr and M. Esther Hannah and Gordon Blackhouse and Andrew R. Willan and Julie A Weston and Elaine E. L. Wang and Ellen D. Hodnett and Sheila A Hewson and Dan Farine and Arne Ohlsson},
  journal={CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne},
  year={1997},
  volume={157 11},
  pages={1519-25}
}
BACKGROUND As the interval between rupture of the fetal membranes at term and delivery increases, so may the risk of fetal and maternal infection. Recently the TERMPROM (Term Prelabor Rupture of the Membranes) Study Group reported the results of a randomized controlled trial comparing 4 management strategies: induction with oxytocin (IwO), induction with prostaglandin (IwP), and expectant management and induction with either oxytocin (EM-O) or prostaglandin (EM-P) if complications developed… CONTINUE READING

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