Number of cervical examinations and risk of intrapartum maternal fever
Obstetrics and Gynecology, 05/31/2012
Cahill AG et al. – Subanalyses by labor type and examinations after rupture of membranes also showed no significant association between number of cervical examinations and risk of intrapartum fever. During term labor management, maternal fever risk is not significantly increased by the number of cervical examinations.