Selective labor induction in postterm patients. Observations and outcomes.

@article{Shaw1992SelectiveLI,
  title={Selective labor induction in postterm patients. Observations and outcomes.},
  author={Kathryn J Shaw and Arnold L Medearis and J Horenstein and Catherine A Walla and Richard H. Paul},
  journal={The Journal of reproductive medicine},
  year={1992},
  volume={37 2},
  pages={157-61}
}
Six hundred twenty-nine postterm patients with reliable dates were evaluated for expectant management. Patients with medical or obstetric complications, a Bishop score greater than 6 or abnormal antepartum testing were ineligible for such management. The incidences of macrosomia, fetal distress necessitating cesarean section and low five-minute Apgar scores… CONTINUE READING