The Effect of Early Oxytocin Augmentation in Labor: A Meta-Analysis

@article{Wei2009TheEO,
  title={The Effect of Early Oxytocin Augmentation in Labor: A Meta-Analysis},
  author={S. Wei and Zhongcheng Luo and H. Xu and W. Fraser},
  journal={Obstetrics & Gynecology},
  year={2009},
  volume={114},
  pages={641-649}
}
  • S. Wei, Zhongcheng Luo, +1 author W. Fraser
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • OBJECTIVE: To estimate the effects of early augmentation with oxytocin for slow progress of labor on the delivery method and on indicators of maternal and neonatal morbidity. DATA SOURCES: We conducted electronic database searches of PubMed, MEDLINE, EMBASE, and the Cochrane Library for articles published through February 2009 using the keywords “oxytocin,” “augmentation,” “active management of labor,” “cesarean section,” and “labor.” Primary authors were contacted directly if the data sought… CONTINUE READING

    Paper Mentions

    INTERVENTIONAL CLINICAL TRIAL
    In UKM Medical Centre (UKMMC), delayed oxytocin augmentation at two hours following amniotomy is the routine obstetric practice in spontaneous or induced labour with intact membranes… Expand
    ConditionsDelivery Delayed, Mode of Delivery, Post Partum Hemorrhage, (+1 more)
    InterventionOther
    Management of Spontaneous Labour at Term in Healthy Women.
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