Tag: stage 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. Adaptive multifactorial models for dilation and station percentile showed better discrimination for cesarean delivery outcomes compared to traditional duration of arrest when dilation ≥ 6cm. 2. Mathematical models for station percentile were able to discriminate for obstetric hemorrhage and neonatal depression. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Study Rundown: Protraction and arrest...