oa South African Medical Journal - Induction of labour by puncture of membranes
|Article Title||Induction of labour by puncture of membranes|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Rotunda Hospital, Dublin|
|Publication Date||Aug 1922|
|Pages||469 - 472|
|Keyword(s)||High puncture, Induction, Labour, Low puncture and Membranes|
Puncture of membranes as a method of induction of labour is discussed. The indications and contra-indications are stressed. The technique of ""high"" and ""low"" puncture of membranes is descriptionbed in detail. The complications and dangers are mentioned. The results to be expected are outlined and cases treated in the Rotunda Hospital over a four year period are analysed.
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