The forces of labour

Catalin S. Buhimschi, Irina A. Buhimschi, Andrew M. Malinow, George Saade, Robert E. Garfield, Carl P. Weiner

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Abstract

The force of labour is the result of complex factors and their interactions. A complete understanding of the mechanisms that serve to control uterine contractility and human labour is hindered by the fact that human labour has redundant mechanisms to enhance survivability. However, these complexities do not obviate the need for objective investigation. Such studies have provided a growing understanding of the forces of labour and lead to changes in clinical management. We hope there will be more in the future.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)273-307
Number of pages35
JournalFetal and Maternal Medicine Review
Volume14
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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Buhimschi, C. S., Buhimschi, I. A., Malinow, A. M., Saade, G., Garfield, R. E., & Weiner, C. P. (2003). The forces of labour. Fetal and Maternal Medicine Review, 14(4), 273-307. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0965539503001128

The forces of labour. / Buhimschi, Catalin S.; Buhimschi, Irina A.; Malinow, Andrew M.; Saade, George; Garfield, Robert E.; Weiner, Carl P.

In: Fetal and Maternal Medicine Review, Vol. 14, No. 4, 11.2003, p. 273-307.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Buhimschi, CS, Buhimschi, IA, Malinow, AM, Saade, G, Garfield, RE & Weiner, CP 2003, 'The forces of labour', Fetal and Maternal Medicine Review, vol. 14, no. 4, pp. 273-307. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0965539503001128
Buhimschi CS, Buhimschi IA, Malinow AM, Saade G, Garfield RE, Weiner CP. The forces of labour. Fetal and Maternal Medicine Review. 2003 Nov;14(4):273-307. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0965539503001128
Buhimschi, Catalin S. ; Buhimschi, Irina A. ; Malinow, Andrew M. ; Saade, George ; Garfield, Robert E. ; Weiner, Carl P. / The forces of labour. In: Fetal and Maternal Medicine Review. 2003 ; Vol. 14, No. 4. pp. 273-307.
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