Geburtshilfe Frauenheilkd 2021; 81(08): 870-895
DOI: 10.1055/a-1519-7713
GebFra Science
Guideline/Leitlinie
Article in several languages: English | deutsch
Sven Kehl
1   Frauenklinik, Universitätsklinikum Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany
,
Irene Hösli
2   Frauenklinik, Universitätsspital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
,
Ulrich Pecks
3   Klinik für Gynäkologie und Geburtshilfe, Universitätsklinikum Schleswig-Holstein, Campus Kiel, Kiel, Germany
,
Philipp Reif
4   Frauenheilkunde und Geburtshilfe, Universitätsklinikum Graz, Graz, Austria
,
Ralf L. Schild
5   Klinik für Geburtshilfe und Perinatalmedizin, Diakovere Krankenhaus gGmbH, Hannover, Germany
,
Markus Schmidt
6   Frauenheilkunde und Geburtshilfe, Sana Kliniken Duisburg, Duisburg, Germany
,
Dagmar Schmitz
7   Institut für Geschichte, Theorie und Ethik der Medizin, Uniklinik RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany
,
Christiane Schwarz
8   Fachbereich Hebammenwissenschaft, Institut für Gesundheitswissenschaften, Universität zu Lübeck, Lübeck, Germany
,
Daniel Surbek
9   Frauenklinik, Inselspital, Universitätsspital Bern, Bern, Switzerland
,
Michael Abou-Dakn
10   Klinik für Gynäkologie, St. Joseph Krankenhaus, Berlin Tempelhof, Berlin, Germany
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Abstract

Aim The aim of this official guideline published and coordinated by the German Society of Gynaecology and Obstetrics (DGGG) in cooperation with the Austrian Society of Gynaecology and Obstetrics (OEGGG) and the Swiss Society of Gynaecology and Obstetrics (SGGG) is to provide a consensus-based overview of the indications, methods and general management of induction of labour by evaluating the relevant literature.

Methods This S2k guideline was developed using a structured consensus process which included representative members from various professions; the guideline was commissioned by the guidelines commission of the DGGG, OEGGG and SGGG.

Recommendations The guideline provides recommendations on the indications, management, methods, monitoring and special situations occurring in the context of inducing labour.



Publication History

Received: 25 May 2021

Accepted after revision: 27 May 2021

Publication Date:
09 August 2021 (online)

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