How soon after term premature rupture of membranes should oxytocin be started?
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In women who experience premature rupture of membranes (PROM) at term (greater-than or equal to 37 weeks), induction of labor at presentation, rather than using expectant management, decreases the risk of chorioamnionitis, endometritis, and neonatal intensive care unit/special care nursery stay without changing the incidence of operative delivery or neonatal infection. (Strength of recommendation [SOR] A.)
Evidence-based practice 12, no. 05 (2009): 11-12