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Labour induction near term for women aged 35 or over: an economic evaluation

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OBJECTIVE: Induction of labour at 39 weeks for nulliparous women aged 35 years and over may prevent stillbirths and does not increase caesarean births, so it may be popular. But the overall costs and benefits of such a policy have not been compared. DESIGN: A cost-utility analysis alongside a randomised controlled trial (the 35/39 trial). SETTING: Obstetric departments of 38 UK National Health Service hospitals and one UK primary care trust. POPULATION: Nulliparous women aged 35 years or over...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1111/1471-0528.14557

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Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Grant:
Grant PB-PG-0610-22275 from the Research for Patient Benefit Programme
Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
BJOG Journal website
Volume:
124
Issue:
6
Pages:
929–934
Publication date:
2017-03-16
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EISSN:
1471-0528
ISSN:
1470-0328
Pubs id:
pubs:673109
URN:
uri:4cb24460-c3ee-4041-a229-98873068be0f
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uuid:4cb24460-c3ee-4041-a229-98873068be0f
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pubs:673109
Paper number:
6

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