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Intervention Protocol

Active versus expectant management for women in the third stage of labour

  1. Cecily M Begley1,*,
  2. Declan Devane2,
  3. Deirdre J Murphy3,
  4. Gillian ML Gyte4,
  5. Susan J McDonald5,
  6. William McGuire6

Editorial Group: Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group

Published Online: 8 OCT 2008

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007412


How to Cite

Begley CM, Devane D, Murphy DJ, Gyte GML, McDonald SJ, McGuire W. Active versus expectant management for women in the third stage of labour (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2008, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD007412. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007412.

Author Information

  1. 1

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

  2. 2

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

  3. 3

    University of Dublin, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Trinity College, Dublin 8, Ireland

  4. 4

    The University of Liverpool, Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group, School of Reproductive and Developmental Medicine, Division of Perinatal and Reproductive Medicine, Liverpool, UK

  5. 5

    La Trobe University/Mercy Hospital for Women, Midwifery Professorial Unit, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia

  6. 6

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

*Cecily M Begley, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, 24, D'Olier Street, Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland. cbegley@tcd.ie.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 8 OCT 2008

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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:

  1. To compare the effects of active versus expectant management of the third stage of labour on severe primary postpartum haemorrhage, blood loss and other maternal and infant outcomes.
  2. To compare variations in the packages of active and expectant management of the third stage of labour on severe primary postpartum haemorrhage, blood loss and other maternal and infant outcomes.