• 17-Alpha hydroxyprogesterone for reducing preterm labor 

    Skladzien, Stephanie; Dresang, Lee T. (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2010-10)
    Supplementation with intramuscular 17-alpha hydroxyprogesterone caproate (17P) significantly reduces the incidence of preterm delivery for women at increased risk of preterm birth. All women with a singleton pregnancy and ...
  • Do intercontraction intervals predict when a woman at term should seek evaluation of labor? 

    Mull, Courtney; McPherson, Vanessa; Zolotor, Adam J.; Kaufmann, Leonora (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2009-12)
    A reduction in the intercontraction interval is associated with active labor (strength of recommendation [SOR]: B, cohort study). Most primigravidas who have had regular contractions for 2 hours and multigravidas who have ...
  • How soon after term premature rupture of membranes should oxytocin be started? 

    Kuphal, Greta; Dresang, Lee T. (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2009-05)
    In women who experience premature rupture of membranes (PROM) at term (≥37 weeks), induction of labor at presentation, rather than using expectant management, decreases the risk of chorioamnionitis, endometritis, and ...