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Induction and Augmentation

  • Paul LyonsEmail author
  • Nathan McLaughlin
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Part of the Current Clinical Practice book series (CCP)

Abstract

Under most circumstances, the initiation of labor occurs without assistance at the appropriate time. Under some circumstances, however, induction of labor is indicated prior to the onset of labor via natural processes. Table 21.1 presents a list of indications for induction. Induction should always be performed for a specific indication and, when possible, under circumstances where cervical status is favorable for delivery.

Keywords

Fetal heart rate Artificial initiation Uterine rupture Heart rate monitoring Spontaneous labor 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of MedicineCalifornia University of Science and MedicineSan BernardinoUSA
  2. 2.School of MedicineUniversity of CaliforniaRiversideUSA

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