Intervention Review

Amniotomy plus intravenous oxytocin for induction of labour

  1. Graham Howarth1,
  2. Danie J Botha2

Editorial Group: Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group

Published Online: 23 JUL 2001

Assessed as up-to-date: 25 MAY 2001

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003250


How to Cite

Howarth G, Botha DJ. Amniotomy plus intravenous oxytocin for induction of labour. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2001, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD003250. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003250.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Medical Protection Society, Pretoria, South Africa

  2. 2

    Greenacres Hospital, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa

*Frances J Kellie, Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group, Department of Women's and Children's Health, The University of Liverpool, First Floor, Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust, Crown Street, Liverpool, L8 7SS, UK. f.kellie@liverpool.ac.uk.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 23 JUL 2001

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