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Planned home versus hospital care for preterm prelabour rupture of the membranes (PPROM) prior to 37 weeks' gestation

  1. Ghada Abou El Senoun1,
  2. Therese Dowswell2,
  3. Hatem A Mousa3,*

Editorial Group: Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group

Published Online: 14 APR 2014

Assessed as up-to-date: 28 AUG 2013

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008053.pub3


How to Cite

Abou El Senoun G, Dowswell T, Mousa HA. Planned home versus hospital care for preterm prelabour rupture of the membranes (PPROM) prior to 37 weeks' gestation. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD008053. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008053.pub3.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham University Hospital, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, UK

  2. 2

    The University of Liverpool, Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group, Department of Women's and Children's Health, Liverpool, UK

  3. 3

    Leicester Royal Infirmary, University Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Fetal and Maternal Medicine Unit, Leicester, UK

*Hatem A Mousa, University Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Fetal and Maternal Medicine Unit, Leicester Royal Infirmary, Infirmary Square, Leicester, LE1 5WW, UK. mousa339@hotmail.com.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New search for studies and content updated (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 14 APR 2014

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[Analysis 1.1]
Analysis 1.1. Comparison 1 Planned home versus hospital care after PPROM, Outcome 1 Perinatal mortality (up to 7 days).
[Analysis 1.2]
Analysis 1.2. Comparison 1 Planned home versus hospital care after PPROM, Outcome 2 Neonatal infection.
[Analysis 1.3]
Analysis 1.3. Comparison 1 Planned home versus hospital care after PPROM, Outcome 3 Chorioamnionitis.
[Analysis 1.4]
Analysis 1.4. Comparison 1 Planned home versus hospital care after PPROM, Outcome 4 Gestational age at birth (weeks).
[Analysis 1.5]
Analysis 1.5. Comparison 1 Planned home versus hospital care after PPROM, Outcome 5 Latency period (days from PPROM to birth).
[Analysis 1.6]
Analysis 1.6. Comparison 1 Planned home versus hospital care after PPROM, Outcome 6 Caesarean section rate.
[Analysis 1.7]
Analysis 1.7. Comparison 1 Planned home versus hospital care after PPROM, Outcome 7 Induction of labour.
[Analysis 1.8]
Analysis 1.8. Comparison 1 Planned home versus hospital care after PPROM, Outcome 8 Maternal days in hospital.
[Analysis 1.9]
Analysis 1.9. Comparison 1 Planned home versus hospital care after PPROM, Outcome 9 Respiratory distress syndrome.
[Analysis 1.10]
Analysis 1.10. Comparison 1 Planned home versus hospital care after PPROM, Outcome 10 Mean birthweight (grams).
[Analysis 1.11]
Analysis 1.11. Comparison 1 Planned home versus hospital care after PPROM, Outcome 11 NICU admission.
[Analysis 1.12]
Analysis 1.12. Comparison 1 Planned home versus hospital care after PPROM, Outcome 12 Mean total cost (US and Canadian $s).