A literature review by Baker and Stephenson (2022) previously published in the British Journal of Midwifery reported nine published research papers directly or indirectly comparing the incidence of...
The PICOS (Population, Intervention, Comparison and Outcomes, Study) tool was used as a structure to organise a list of terms, addressing the main issues in the research question (Table 1)..
Active management aims to accelerate delivery of the placenta to reduce blood loss. A prophylactic uterotonic drug (exogenous oxytocin) is given to accelerate the contractility of the uterus, to cause...
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