Positive Test Results in Women at Risk
For women with symptoms of preterm labor, a positive test result may warrant consideration of increased patient surveillance and management. A positive test result can also provide the patient with confidence in the need for increased surveillance and management options.
Sample L&D Triage Protocol for a Symptomatic Patient
Herman L. Hedriana, M.D., Sutter Medical Center Sacramento
Therapeutic options may include prenatal corticosteroids, antibiotics, tocolytics, and hospitalization. Progesterone therapy may be useful for recurrent preterm birth risk.