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Chapter-05 Miscellaneous: Points to Ponder

BOOK TITLE: FOGSI FOCUS: Prevention of Preterm Labor

Author
1. Mittal Parul
2. Singh Rakhi
3. Chauhan Shalini
4. Agarwal Neha
5. Upadhyay Swati
ISBN
9789352702299
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/18022_6
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2018
Pages
10
Author Affiliations
1. Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India, Agra, Aster DM Healthcare, Dubai, UAE
2. Abalone Clinic and IVF Centre, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India
3. PGI, Tanda, Uttar Pradesh, India
4. Sarojini Naidu Medical College, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India
5. KIMS Hospital, Trivandrum, Kerala, India
Chapter keywords
Preterm labor, precipitous labor, preterm neonate, hypertonic dysjunction, antenatal care, antenatal corticosteroid, tocolysis

Abstract

The aim of this chapter is to focus the miscellaneous terms of preterm labor. This chapter is divided into four parts, which include premature rupture of membranes and preterm labor, precipitous labor, various guidelines in preterm labor, and managing a preterm neonate. The incidence of premature rupture of membranes (PROM) in all pregnancies is 10% and preterm premature rupture of membranes (PPROM) is 3%. The incidence of PROM in preterm labor is 30% and PPROM is 10%. Precipitous Labor is a hypertonic dysjunction of uterus, defined as labor duration less than 3 hours.

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