Tag: induction of labor

1. In women undergoing active labour, discontinuation of oxytocin was associated with a slightly higher risk of caesarean section compared to continued oxytocin use. 2. Discontinuation of oxytocin was also associated with decreased uterine hyperstimulation and fetal heart rate abnormalities. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: Labour is induced in about...
1. Induction of labor at 37-38 weeks for suspected large fetuses resulted in fewer shoulder dystocias compared with expectant management. 2. Induction of labor was associated with an increased likelihood of vaginal delivery and did not increase risk of C-section. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent)   Study Rundown: Macrosomia refers to a...