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Intervention Protocol

Nitric oxide donors for cervical ripening and induction of labour

  1. Anthony J Kelly1,*,
  2. Josephine Kavanagh2

Editorial Group: Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group

Published Online: 23 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006901

How to Cite

Kelly AJ, Kavanagh J. Nitric oxide donors for cervical ripening and induction of labour (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2008, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD006901. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006901.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Brighton, UK

  2. 2

    Social Science Research Unit, Evidence for Policy and Practice Information and Co-ordinating Centre, London, UK

*Anthony J Kelly, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust, Royal Sussex County Hospital, Eastern Road, Brighton, BN2 5BE, UK. tony.kelly@bsuh.nhs.uk.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 23 JAN 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 determine the effects of nitric oxide donors (isosorbide mononitrate, nitroglycerin and sodium nitroprusside) for third trimester cervical ripening or induction of labour, in comparison with placebo or no treatment or other treatments from a predefined hierarchy.