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Improving Care at Delivery for Women with Preeclampsia: Comparing the Foley Balloon Catheter with Oral Misoprostol

This one-page document summarizes research, carried out in two public hospitals in India, showing oral misoprostol to be more effective than a Foley balloon catheter in inducing labor in women with preeclampsia or high blood pressure. The results could prove useful as part of the development of clinical guidelines and recommendations in low-resource settings.

The article on which this summary is based is published in The Lancet (Mundle et al. 2017) and is available here.

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