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Delayed labour - risk factors, use of oxytocin and outcomes

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Title: Delayed labour - risk factors, use of oxytocin and outcomes
Authors: Selin, Lotta
Issue Date: 31-Aug-2018
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Health and Care Sciences
Parts of work: I. Selin L, Wallin G, Berg M. Dystocia in labour – risk factors, management and outcome: a retrospective observational study in a Swedish setting. Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica. 2008;87:216-221.

II. Selin L, Almström E, Wallin G, Berg M. Use and abuse of oxytocin for augmentation of labor. Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica. 2009; 88:1352-1357.

III. Selin L, Wennerholm U-B, Jonsson M, Dencker A, Begley C, Wallin G, Wiberg-Itzel E, Almström E, Petzold M, Berg M. High-dose versus low-dose of oxytocin for labour augmentation: a randomised controlled trial. Submitted Only.

IV. Selin L, Berg M, Wennerholm U-B, Dencker A. Women’s childbirth experiences in relation to dosage of oxytocin for augmentation of labour: a randomised controlled trial. In Manuscript.
Date of Defence: 2019-09-21
Disputation: Fredagen den 21 september 2018 kl 09.00, Hörsal Arvid Carlsson, Academicum,Medicinargatan 3.
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Health Care Sciences)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: delayed labour
oxytocin use
caesarean section
childbirth experience
Abstract: Background and aim: Delayed labour refers to progress that is slower than what is considered normal and the most common cause of delayed progress is inadequate uterine contractions. It primarily affects nulliparous women and is associated with childbirth complications and negative birth experiences, both of which can have an impact on future pregnancy and labour. Delayed labour is one of the main reasons for the overall increase in the rate of caesarean section (CS) in nulliparous women. Infusio... more
ISBN: 978-91-7833-049-2
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