Psychological aspects of mothers undergoing induction of labour in comparison with spontaneous labour

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Authors: N. Umadevi, Ameen A.M. Nurul and Seeniammal
Date: Apr. 28, 2014
From: Journal of Evolution of Medical and Dental Sciences(Vol. 3, Issue 17)
Publisher: Akshantala Enterprises Private Limited
Document Type: Clinical report
Length: 2,120 words

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Abstract :

INTRODUCTION: Induction of labor is one of the most common interventions practiced in modern obstetrics. Induction is indicated before the spontaneous onset of labor when the benefit to the mother or the fetus is perceived to outweigh continuation of pregnancy. It causes changes in the psychology of mothers during labor. OBJECTIVES: To compare the psychological aspects and intensity of pain in mothers undergoing induction of labor with those who labor spontaneously MATERIAL AND METHODS: Prospective comparative study- 75 each in study and control group selected by systematic random sampling method. STATISTICAL ANALYSIS: Statistical tests of significance- Chi square test and Fisher's exact test were used. P value KEYWORDS: Psychological, labor, induction of labor, spontaneous labor Induced Labor, Obstetric Pain.

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Source Citation
Umadevi, N., et al. "Psychological aspects of mothers undergoing induction of labour in comparison with spontaneous labour." Journal of Evolution of Medical and Dental Sciences, vol. 3, no. 17, 28 Apr. 2014, pp. 4584+. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.
  

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