Sökning: "onset of labour"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 24 avhandlingar innehållade orden onset of labour.
1. Prolonged latent phase of labour : Prevalence, labour outcomes, quality of care, women’s experiences and preferences, and psychometric properties of a questionnaire
Sammanfattning : The overall aim of this thesis was to investigate the prevalence and labour outcome of a prolonged latent phase of labour, quality of care, women’s experiences and preferences during labour, and to psychometrically test a questionnaire.Methods: Qualitative and quantitative methods. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Aim: The overall aim of this thesis was to increase the understanding of early labour, the latency phase of labour, based on women’s experiences and ability to handle the situation. Furthermore, the aim was to perform a psychometric testing of an instrument measuring childbirth self-efficacy and to explore the relationships to women´s well-being and number of obstetric interventions and birth outcomes. LÄS MER
3. Avvaktande eller aktiv handläggning vid långsam förlossningsprogress hos friska förstföderskor - En studie om riskfaktorer, obstetriskt utfall och förlossningsupplevelse
Sammanfattning : Slow labour progress is common in nulliparous women and is associated with childbirth complications and negative birth experiences. Oxytocin augmentation is widely used to treat slow labour despite associated risks for the fetus. An ongoing debate concerns whether oxytocin should be administered directly or postponed after arrested labour. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Access to effective pain relief is today a natural part of modem obstetrics. When epidurals for relief of labour pain were introduced during the 1970s, local anaesthetics in high concentrations were used. This caused extensive motor block, affecting propulsive ability during second stage, with increased risk of caesarean and instrumental delivery. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Background: The present studies were conducted to investigate whether lactate determination in vaginal fluids, 'Lac-test', could be used as a diagnostic test for prelabour rupture of membranes (PROM). To derive the best cut-off value for a positive test and to asses weather lactate determination in vaginal fluid was associated with, and could predict, onset of labour for woman with suspect PROM. LÄS MER