International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Doctoral Thesis | Medical Science | India | Volume 11 Issue 9, September 2022


An Observational Study on the Outcome of Induced Labours in a Tertiary Care Hospital

T. Sri Saranya | Brindha Chandrasekaran [2]


Abstract: Background: Induction of labour is a process where labour is initiated artificially in a woman by mechanical or pharmacological ways to achieve vaginal delivery of fetoplacental unit. Objective: 1. To find out the pattern of outcome among induced labours in a tertiary care hospital.2. To find out the factors influencing the induction delivery interval. Material and methods: The present study was a prospective observational study carried out in the department of obstetrics and gynaecology between December 2015 to November 2016. The study participants included pregnant women who were admitted to OG department and in whome labour was induced. The sample size for the study was calculated to be 200. Results: 4% participants had lateral vaginal wall tear, 3% had tachysystole and 2% had atonic PPH as complications 51% of the babies had birth weight between 2.5 to 3 Kgs.5% of the neonates were admitted to NICU. Being primi poor bishop score, method of induction and receiving epidural anaesthesia were the factors found to be associated with increased induction delivery interval in the present study. Conclusion: The number of failed inductions was found to be lesser in the present study. With regard to foetal outcome, the number of NICU admissions was comparable.


Keywords: Induced labour, outcome, induction delivery interval, indication, method of induction


Edition: Volume 11 Issue 9, September 2022,


Pages: 742 - 746


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