References Used to Develop Tips & Tools: VBAC or Repeat C-Section

References for research used to develop VBAC and repeat c-section tips

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Vaginal birth after previous cesarean delivery. ACOG Practice Bulletin 2004, No 54.

Anderson GC, Moore E, Hepworth J, Bergman N. Early skin-to-skin contact for mothers and their healthy newborn infants (Cochrane Review). In: The Cochrane Library Issue 4, 2004.

Bujold E, Bujold C, Hamilton EF, Harel F, Gauthier RJ. The impact of a single-layer or double-layer closure on uterine rupture. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2002;186(6):1326-30.

Chestnut DH, Vandewalker GE, Owen CL, Bates JN, Choi WW. The influence of continuous epidural bupivacaine analgesia on the second stage of labor and method of delivery in nulliparous women. Anesthesiology 1987;66(4):774-80.

Devoe LD, Croom CS, Youssef AA, Murray C. The prediction of "controlled" uterine rupture by the use of intrauterine pressure catheters. Obstet Gynecol 1992;80(4):626-9.

Eddleston JM, Maresh M, Horsman EL, Young H, Lacey P, Anderton J. Comparison of the maternal and fetal effects associated with intermittent or continuous infusion of extradural analgesia. Br J Anaesth 1992;69(2):154-8.

Enkin M, Keirse MJNC, Neilson J, Crowther C, Duley L, Hodnett E, Hofmeyr J. Hospital practices. In: A Guide to Effective Care in Pregnancy and Childbirth, 3rd ed. Oxford: University of Oxford Press, 2000, pp. 255-66. [Click for PDF.]

Guise J-M, Berlin M, McDonagh M, Osterweil P, Chan B, Helfand M. Safety of vaginal birth after cesarean: a systematic review. Obstet Gynecol 2004;103(3):420-9.

Guise J-M, McDonagh MS, Osterweil P, Nygren P, Chan BKS, Helfand M. systematic review of the incidence and consequences of uterine rupture in women with previous caesarean section. BMJ 2004;329:159-65.

Hodnett ED. Pain and women's satisfaction with the experience of childbirth: a systematic review. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2002;186(5 suppl):S160-72.

Hodnett ED, Gates S, Hofmeyr G J, Sakala C. Continuous support for women during childbirth [PDF]. The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2003, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD003766. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003766.

Hofmeyr GJ, Kulier R. External cephalic version for breech presentation at term (Cochrane Review). In: The Cochrane Library, Issue 4, 2004.

International Lactation Consultant Association. Evidence-based guidelines for breastfeeding management during the first fourteen days, April 1999.

Jackson DJ, Lang JM, Ecker J, Swartz WH, Heeren T. Impact of collaborative management and early admission in labor on method of delivery. JOGNN 2003;32:147-57.

Kaplan B, Royburt M, Peled Y, Hirsch M, Hod M, Ovadia Y, Neri A. Routine revision of uterine scar after prior cesarean section. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 1994;73(6):473-5.

Kaufman KE, Bailit JL, Grobman W. Elective induction: an analysis of economic and health consequences. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2002;187:858-63.

Klein MC, Kelly A, Kaczorowski J, Grzybowski S. The effect of family physician timing of maternal admission on procedures in labour. J Obstet Gynaecol Can 2004;26(7):641-5.

Lieberman E. Risk factors for uterine rupture during a trial of labor after cesarean. Clin Obstet Gynecol 2001;44(3):609-21.

Lieberman E, Ernst EK, Rooks JP, Stapleton S, Flamm B. Results of the national study of vaginal birth after cesarean in birth centers. Obstet Gynecol 2004;104(5):933-42.

Mardirisoff C, Dumont L, Boulvain M, Tramer MR. Fetal bradycardia due to intrathecal opioids for labour analgesia: a systematic review. BJOG 2002;109(3):274-81.

Childbirth Connection. Comparing risks of cesarean and vaginal birth to mothers, babies, and future reproductive capacity: a systematic review. New York: Childbirth Connection, April 2004. [The following study documents are available as PDF files from the Childbirth Connection website: description of methods and sources (including full bibiliography), list of main questions and outcomes (a table of contents for evidence tables), first file of evidence tables, and second file of evidence tables. Latter includes pelvic floor outcomes.]

National Collaborating Centre for Women's and Children's Health [U.K.]. Caesarean section. Commissioned by the National Institute for Clinical Excellence. London: RCOG Press, April 2004.

Rodriguez MH, Masaki DI, Phelan JP, Diaz FG. Uterine rupture: are intrauterine pressure catheters useful in the diagnosis? Am J Obstet Gynecol 1989;161(3):666-9.

Ryding EL. Investigation of 33 women who demanded a cesarean section for personal reasons. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 1993;72:280-5.

Saisto T, Salmela-Aro K, Nurmi JE, Kononen T, Halmesmaki E. A randomized controlled trial of intervention in fear of childbirth. Obstet Gynecol 2001;98:820-6.

G.D. Searle & Co. Cytotec® (misoprostol). Chicago: G.D. Searle & Co., [2002] [FDA "label".]

Silberstein T, Wiznitzer A, Katz M, Friger M, Mazor M. Routine revision of uterine scar after cesarean: has it ever been necessary? Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 1998;78(1):29-32.

Simkin P, O'Hara M. Nonpharmacologic relief of pain during labor: Systematic reviews of five methods. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2002;186(5 suppl):S131-59.

Sjogren B, Thomassen P. Obstetric outcome in 100 women with severe anxiety over childbirth. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 1997:76:948-952.

Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada, Clinical Practice Obstetrics Committee. Guidelines for vaginal birth after previous caesarean birth. J Obstet Gynaecol Can 2004;26(7):660-70.

Stavrou C, Hofmeyr GJ, and Boezaart AP. Prolonged fetal bradycardia during epidural analgesia. S Afr Med J 1990;77(2):66-8.


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