Intervention Protocol

Controlled cord traction for the third stage of labour

  1. Nolundi T Mshweshwe1,*,
  2. G Justus Hofmeyr2,
  3. A Metin Gülmezoglu3

Editorial Group: Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group

Published Online: 7 OCT 2009

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008020


How to Cite

Mshweshwe NT, Hofmeyr GJ, Gülmezoglu AM. Controlled cord traction for the third stage of labour (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2009, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD008020. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008020.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Effective Care Research Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa

  2. 2

    University of the Witwatersrand, University of Fort Hare, Eastern Cape Department of Health, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, East London Hospital Complex, East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa

  3. 3

    World Health Organization, UNDP/UNFPA/WHO/World Bank Special Programme of Research, Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction, Department of Reproductive Health and Research, Geneva, Switzerland

*Nolundi T Mshweshwe, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Effective Care Research Unit, Frere Maternity Hospital, Amalinda Drive, East London, Eastern Cape, 5200, South Africa. nolundimshweshwe@yahoo.com.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 7 OCT 2009

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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 evaluate the effectiveness of controlled cord traction during the third stage of labour, either with or without conventional active management.