Obstructed labor: using better technologies to reduce mortality

@article{Hofmeyr2004ObstructedLU,
  title={Obstructed labor: using better technologies to reduce mortality},
  author={G. Hofmeyr},
  journal={International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics},
  year={2004},
  volume={85}
}
  • G. Hofmeyr
  • Published 2004
  • Medicine
  • International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics
Objective: To identify, from the best available evidence, underutilized and promising technologies that may reduce maternal mortality from obstructed labor. Methods: The author sought systematic reviews of randomized trials, individual randomized trials, and, in the absence of randomized data, non‐randomized studies and clinical consensus. Data were presented according to the level of the evidence. Results: Obstructed labor causes approximately 8% of maternal deaths, and indirectly contributes… Expand
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