Management of prolonged pregnancy: induction of labor versus antepartum fetal testing.

@article{Dyson1987ManagementOP,
  title={Management of prolonged pregnancy: induction of labor versus antepartum fetal testing.},
  author={Donald C Dyson and Paul D E Miller and Mary Anne Armstrong},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={1987},
  volume={156 4},
  pages={928-34}
}
Three hundred two low-risk obstetric patients with an unfavorable cervical examination and well-established gestational age of at least 287 days were randomly selected for management by either antepartum fetal testing or prostaglandin gel cervical ripening followed by aggressive induction of labor and delivery. The patients managed by induction of labor had a lower incidence of meconium-stained amniotic fluid, meconium aspiration, low Apgar scores, postmaturity syndrome, fetal distress, and… CONTINUE READING

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