The measurement of gastric emptying during labour.

  • Walter S Nimmo
  • Published 1978 in The Journal of international medical research


The author describes how the rate of paracetamol absorption may be used as an indirect measure of gastric emptying rate in clinical situations such as during labour or post-partum, when direct measurement would be impracticable.


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@article{Nimmo1978TheMO, title={The measurement of gastric emptying during labour.}, author={Walter S Nimmo}, journal={The Journal of international medical research}, year={1978}, volume={6 Suppl 1}, pages={52-3} }