Intervention Protocol

Complementary and alternative therapies for shortening labour

  1. Deirdre Van der Putten1,*,
  2. Anne Fallon1,
  3. Declan Devane1,
  4. Fiona Cullinane2,
  5. Linda Doherty3

Editorial Group: Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group

Published Online: 15 FEB 2012

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009626


How to Cite

Van der Putten D, Fallon A, Devane D, Cullinane F, Doherty L. Complementary and alternative therapies for shortening labour (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD009626. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009626.

Author Information

  1. 1

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

  2. 2

    Royal Women's Hospital, Parkville, Australia

  3. 3

    Cuidiu (Irish Childbirth Trust), Dublin, Ireland

*Deirdre Van der Putten, School of Nursing and Midwifery, National University of Ireland Galway, University Road, Galway, Ireland. deirdre.vanderputten@nuigalway.ie.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 15 FEB 2012

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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 evaluate the effectiveness of complementary and alternative therapies compared with placebo, no treatment or pharmacological methods for shortening labour.