Management of prelabour rupture of the membranes in term primigravidae: report of a randomized prospective trial.

@article{Grant1992ManagementOP,
  title={Management of prelabour rupture of the membranes in term primigravidae: report of a randomized prospective trial.},
  author={JohnM. Grant and Elisabeth Serle and Tariq Mahmood and P Sarmandal and David Ian Conway},
  journal={British journal of obstetrics and gynaecology},
  year={1992},
  volume={99 7},
  pages={
          557-62
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To compare a conservative and an active policy (immediate oxytocin infusion) of management of prelabour rupture of the membranes in term primigravidae. DESIGN Randomized trial involving 444 women. SETTING District maternity hospital. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Caesarean section rate in each group; also the rate of forceps deliveries, spontaneous deliveries, length of labour, number of vaginal examinations, type of analgesia, pyrexia in labour or the puerperium and antibiotic use in… CONTINUE READING

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