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Prolonged labor 

Prolonged labor
Chapter:
Prolonged labor
Author(s):

Murray Enkin

, Marc J. N. C. Keirse

, James Neilson

, Caroline Crowther

, Lelia Duley

, Ellen Hodnett

, and Justus Hofmeyr

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780192631732.003.0035
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date: 19 November 2019

Chapter 35 discusses prolonged labor, including prolonged latent phase, diagnosis of the active phase of labor, prolonged active phase, prevention and treatment of prolonged labor, increasing uterine contractility, amniotomy, oxytocin, active management of labor, and influencing resistance.

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