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Intervention Protocol

Cardiotocography versus intermittent auscultation of fetal heart on admission to labour ward for assessment of fetal wellbeing

  1. Declan Devane1,*,
  2. Joan G Lalor2,
  3. Sean Daly3,
  4. William McGuire4

Editorial Group: Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group

Published Online: 24 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD005122


How to Cite

Devane D, Lalor JG, Daly S, McGuire W. Cardiotocography versus intermittent auscultation of fetal heart on admission to labour ward for assessment of fetal wellbeing (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2005, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD005122. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD005122.

Author Information

  1. 1

    National University of Ireland Galway, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Galway, Ireland

  2. 2

    Trinity College Dublin, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Dublin, Ireland

  3. 3

    Coombe Women's Hospital, Dublin 8, Ireland

  4. 4

    Hull York Medical School, Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, York, Y010 5DD, UK

*Declan Devane, School of Nursing and Midwifery, National University of Ireland Galway, Áras Moyola, University Road, Galway, Ireland. declan.devane@nuigalway.ie.

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  1. Publication Status: Unchanged
  2. Published Online: 24 JAN 2005

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Abstract

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  2. Abstract

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

To compare the effects of admission cardiotocography with intermittent auscultation of the fetal heart rate on maternal and infant outcomes for pregnant women without risk factors on their admission to the labour ward.