ON UNREGULATED USAGE OF OXYTOCIN TO AUGMENT LABOUR: AN YEAR IN REVIEW

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Abstract

ABSTRACT
Objective: The objective of this study was to determine the after effect of misuse of oxytocin by Birth Attendants to
augment labour during home deliveries and to assess the adverse effects on mother and child.
METHADOLOGY: Thisstudy was conducted in Mardan Medical Complex Hospital,Mardan fromJanuary, 2017 till
December, 2017 in Obstetrics and Gynecology A unit. All Patients who presented to OPD and had given birth at home
during last 6 months were interviewed for the use of injections by birth attendants.Alsowomen who presented to
labour room as handled caseswere included in the study for the misuse of oxytocin at home.

Authors: 
Nuzhat Amin,
Sarwat Noreen1
Roeda Shams
Muhammad Alam1
Sohaib Ali
Qamar Un Nisa1

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