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Intervention Protocol

Planned early birth versus expectant management for women with preterm prelabour rupture of membranes prior to 37 weeks' gestation for improving pregnancy outcome

  1. Sarah L Buchanan1,*,
  2. Caroline A Crowther2,
  3. Kate M Levett1,
  4. Philippa Middleton2,
  5. Jonathan Morris3

Editorial Group: Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group

Published Online: 23 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004735.pub2


How to Cite

Buchanan SL, Crowther CA, Levett KM, Middleton P, Morris J. Planned early birth versus expectant management for women with preterm prelabour rupture of membranes prior to 37 weeks' gestation for improving pregnancy outcome (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2008, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD004735. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004735.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Royal North Shore Hospital, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, St Leonards, New South Wales, Australia

  2. 2

    The University of Adelaide, Discipline of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

  3. 3

    Royal North Shore Hospital, The University Clinic, St Leonards, New South Wales, Australia

*Sarah L Buchanan, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Royal North Shore Hospital, St Leonards, New South Wales, 2065, Australia. sarahlbuchanan@hotmail.com.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Amended to reflect a change in scope (see 'What's new')
  2. Published Online: 23 APR 2008

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Abstract

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This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To assess the effect of planned early birth versus expectant management for women with preterm prelabour rupture of the membranes between 24 and 37 weeks' gestation for fetal, infant and maternal wellbeing.