Preterm labor: role of the nurse practitioner.


The nurse practitioner may play a pivotal role in diagnosing preterm labor through risk assessment and physical exam. While treatment and management of preterm labor are usually beyond the nurse practitioner's scope of practice, they can play an important role in preventing preterm birth through assessment, action, or advocacy.

DOI: 10.1097/01.NPR.0000445957.28669.51

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@article{Doyle2015PretermLR, title={Preterm labor: role of the nurse practitioner.}, author={Jennifer L Doyle and Angela C Silber}, journal={The Nurse practitioner}, year={2015}, volume={40 3}, pages={49-54} }