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Preparing for induction of labor 

Preparing for induction of labor
Chapter:
Preparing for induction of 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/9780192631732.003.0039
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date: 23 October 2019

Chapter 39 discusses preparing for induction of labor, including assessing the cervix, oral/vaginal/endocervical/ extra-amniotic prostaglandins for cervical ripening, direct comparisons between different routes, other methods for cervical ripening (estrogens, oxytocin, mechanical methods, relaxin, breast stimulation), prostaglandins versus other methods, and hazards of cervical ripening.

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