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CI # 51546 Does amniotomy shorten spontaneous labor or improve outcomes?: search

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Cochrane Library - CDSR (Systematic Reviews)

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Amniotomy for shortening spontaneous labor. Smyth RM, Markham C, Dowswell T. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2013 Jun 18;(6):CD006167. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD006167.pub4.

Amniotomy alone for induction of labour. Bricker L, Luckas M. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2000;(4):CD002862.

Early amniotomy and early oxytocin for prevention of, or therapy for, delay in first stage spontaneous labour compared with routine care. Wei S, Wo BL, Qi HP, Xu H, Luo ZC, Roy C, Fraser WD. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2013 Aug 7;(8):CD006794. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD006794.pub4.

Cochrane Library - Other Systematic Reviews (DARE) 2

The effect of routine early amniotomy on spontaneous labor: a meta-analysis (Structured abstract). original article: Brisson-Carroll G, Fraser W, Breart G, Krauss I, Thornton J. Obstet Gynecol. 1996 May;87(5 Pt 2):891-6.

Effects of early augmentation of labour with amniotomy and oxytocin in nulliparous women. (Structured abstract). original article: Fraser W , Vendittelli F , Krauss I and Breart G British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 1998, 105(2), 189-194.

 

PubMed

Systematic reviews & meta analyses

32 amniotomy[tw] AND ((duration[tw] OR induction[ti] OR inducing[ti] OR shorte*[tw] OR reduction[tw] OR reduce*[tw] OR time factors[mh]) AND (labour[tw] OR labor[tw])) AND (Meta Analysis[pt] OR meta analy*[ti] OR metaanaly*[ti] OR systematic review*[ti] OR data synthesis[tw] OR data extraction[tw] OR Cochrane Database Syst Rev[ta])
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RCTs; duplicates removed

46 (amniotomy[ti] OR amnion/surgery[majr]) AND ((duration[tw] OR shorte*[tw] OR reduction[tw] OR reduce*[tw] OR time factors[mh]) AND (labour[tw] OR labor[tw])) AND (randomized controlled trial[pt] OR ((random*[tw] AND trial*[tw]) NOT medline[sb])) NOT (Meta Analysis[pt] OR meta analy*[ti] OR metaanaly*[ti] OR systematic review*[ti] OR data synthesis[tw] OR data extraction[tw] OR Cochrane Database Syst Rev[ta])
PubMed

Guidelines; duplicates removed

2 amniotomy[tiab] AND ((duration[tw] OR induction[ti] OR inducing[ti] OR shorte*[tw] OR reduction[tw] OR reduce*[tw] OR time factors[mh]) AND (labour[tw] OR labor[tw])) AND (Guideline[pt] OR Practice Guideline[pt] OR Consensus Development Conference[pt] OR Consensus Development Conference, NIH[pt] OR practice guidelines as topic[mh] OR ((consensus[ti] OR guideline*[ti] OR guidance[ti]) NOT medline[sb]))
National Guideline Clearinghouse  

Guideline Synthesis: Induction of Labor. comparing WHO recommendations for induction of labor, Geneva (Switzerland): World Health Organization (WHO); 2011. 36 p. [31 references], and those of the Natl Collaborating Centre for Women's and Children's Health. National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE); 2008 Jul. 32 p. (Clinical guideline; no. 70). 

Management of labor. Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement. Creedon D, Akkerman D, Atwood L, Bates L, Harper C, Levin A, McCall C, Peterson D, Rose C, Setterlund L, Walkes B, Wingeier R. Management of labor. Bloomington (MN): Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement (ICSI); 2013 Mar. 66 p. [113 references]

Induction of labour. Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada. Leduc D, Biringer A, Lee L, Dy J, Clinical Practice Obstetrics Committee. Induction of labour. J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2013 Sep;35(9):840-60. [111 references]

FPIN CIs, PURLS, HDAs  

Use of amniotomy in spontaneous labor. EBP 2008.

Does routine amniotomy have a role in normal labor? JFP 2009.

Does artificial rupture of membranes during labor speed delivery? EBP 2011.

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