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Record ID : 1308
Created on : 22/09/2005
Modified on : 2/12/2007

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Author(s) :

Sharan M, Strobino D, Ahmed S.

Year of publication :

2005

Bibliographical entry (without author) :

Intrapartum oxytocin use for labor acceleration in rural India. {Inde}. International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics 2005;90(3):251-257.

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Abstract (English):

OBJECTIVE: To examine factors associated with the use of oxytocin for acceleration of labor in women delivered at home in rural India.

METHOD: Quantitative data were collected from 527 women who were delivered at home and qualitative interviews were carried out with 21 mothers and 9 birth attendants.

RESULTS: Oxytocin use was associated with higher education and socioeconomic status, primigravidity, and delivery by a traditional birth attendant.

CONCLUSION: Labor acceleration with oxytocin occurs indiscriminately In India. Oxytocin use should be regulated, and training for birth attendants should be provided as well as health education for pregnant women.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=pubmed&dopt=Abstract&list_uids=1602364

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Argument (français) :

l'ocytocine de plus en plus utilisée en Inde rurale lors des AADs.

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Keywords :

homebirth ; midwifery training ; active management of labor ; history, sociology ; oxytocin ; duration of labour ; place of birth

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