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Identification of latent phase factors associated with active labor duration in low-risk nulliparous women with spontaneous contractions.

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OBJECTIVE: The aim of this prospective study was to identify latent phase predictors of active labor duration. DESIGN: Prospective clinical study. SETTING: Two delivery units in Sweden. SAMPLE: Healthy nulliparous women with a normal pregnancy, spontaneous onset of active labor at term, and a cervical dilatation of 4 cm or more on admission to the delivery ward (n = 2,072). METHODS: The women were asked to answer questions concerning their food and fluid intake, amount of rest and sleep duri...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Surgical Sciences
Role:
Author
Journal:
Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica
Volume:
89
Issue:
8
Pages:
1034-1039
Publication date:
2010-08-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1600-0412
ISSN:
0001-6349
URN:
uuid:f9f02260-9f84-4f9c-84a6-574c4983ce28
Source identifiers:
365891
Local pid:
pubs:365891

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