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Scientific article
Meta-analysis
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Repeat digital cervical assessment in pregnancy for identifying women at risk of preterm labour

Published inCochrane database of systematic reviews, no. 6, CD005940
Publication date2010
Abstract

Repeat digital cervical assessment (RDCA - examination of the cervix with a finger) has been promoted as a routine intervention in the antenatal clinic as a screening test for the risk of preterm birth (that is, birth occurring before 37 weeks of gestation).

Keywords
  • Cervix Uteri
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Obstetric Labor, Premature/diagnosis/prevention & control
  • Palpation/methods
  • Pregnancy
  • Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic
Citation (ISO format)
ALEXANDER, Sophie et al. Repeat digital cervical assessment in pregnancy for identifying women at risk of preterm labour. In: Cochrane database of systematic reviews, 2010, n° 6, p. CD005940. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD005940.pub2
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