Maternal and neonatal hyponatraemia: a comparison of Hartmanns solution with 5% dextrose for the delivery of oxytocin in labour.


We performed a randomised controlled trial to compare the effect on neonatal and maternal serum sodium of using oxytocin in Hartmanns solution compared to the standard 5% Dextrose regimen for induction or augmentation in labour. We found significantly decreased maternal and neonatal serum sodium concentrations in the 5% Dextrose group compared to the… (More)


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