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Articles  |   February 2001
Clinical review of home uterine activity monitoring (HUAM)
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Obstetrics and Gynecology / Pediatrics
Articles   |   February 2001
Clinical review of home uterine activity monitoring (HUAM)
The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, February 2001, Vol. 101, 18S-24S. doi:
The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, February 2001, Vol. 101, 18S-24S. doi:
Abstract

Preterm birth is associated with significant neonatal mortality and morbidity nationwide. Multiple strategies have been used to attempt to reduce the incidence of preterm births, and none have been entirely successful. The current review contains assessment of recent literature and home uterine activity monitoring. It also makes some suggestions about how and when this diagnostic modality may be used in current obstetric practice.