First do no harm: intrapartum calcium loading during oxytocic induction of labor

McAlpine, Janelle M., Vanderlelie, Jessica J., and Perkins, Anthony V. (2015) First do no harm: intrapartum calcium loading during oxytocic induction of labor. Journal of Women's Health, Issues & Care, 4 (4). e12634.

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Pregnancy advancing beyond 40 completed weeks is associated with increased physical risk to both mother and fetus that increases concurrently with gestation. The recommended management for pregnancies approaching 42 weeks is a post-dates induction of labour. While induction often involves several stages, the majority of women are ultimately subject to exogenous oxytocin administration.

Item ID: 64652
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 2325-9795
Keywords: Calcium; Induction; Oxytocin; Postdates; Pregnancy
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Date Deposited: 20 Oct 2020 23:12
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1114 Paediatrics and Reproductive Medicine > 111402 Obstetrics and Gynaecology @ 25%
11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1101 Medical Biochemistry and Metabolomics > 110199 Medical Biochemistry and Metabolomics not elsewhere classified @ 25%
11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1116 Medical Physiology > 111603 Systems Physiology @ 50%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9201 Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions) > 920114 Reproductive System and Disorders @ 100%
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