Abnormal Labor

Alan Peaceman*

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationProtocols for High-Risk Pregnancies
Subtitle of host publicationAn Evidence-Based Approach
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)9781405196505
StatePublished - Jul 9 2010


  • Abnormal labor
  • CPD, commonly used reason - given for dystocia
  • Cephalo-pelvic disproportion (CPD) and dystocia
  • Complications associated with dystocia - anticipated
  • Dystocia, from Greek - meaning difficult or abnormal labor
  • Labor management method
  • Malposition of cephalic presentation - significant factor leading to dystocia
  • Montevideo units - measured by intrauterine pressure catheter
  • Uterine rupture, rare event in nulliparous labor

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine

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