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Cost-effectiveness analysis of prostaglandin E2 gel for the induction of labour at term.

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OBJECTIVE: To estimate the cost-effectiveness of prostaglandin E2 (dinoprostone) vaginal gel for the induction of labour at term from the perspective of the UK's National Health Service. DESIGN: Economic evaluation conducted as part of a randomised controlled trial. SETTING: Maternity department at a major teaching hospital in London, UK. POPULATION: A cohort of 165 pregnant women presenting as cephalic between 36(+⁶) and 41(+⁶) weeks of gestation, for whom induction of labour was deemed nece...

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Abangma, G More by this author
Bennett, P More by this author
Journal:
BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology
Volume:
118
Issue:
6
Pages:
726-734
Publication date:
2011-05-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1471-0528
ISSN:
1470-0328
URN:
uuid:b638ca44-94d1-46a5-9acb-6279f338c46b
Source identifiers:
199510
Local pid:
pubs:199510

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