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Table 1 Shows variable diagnostic and management approaches for term PROM explored in key informant interviews in Addis Ababa

From: High proportions of obstetric referrals in Addis Ababa: the case of term premature rupture of membranes

Diagnosis Management
Immediate referral to hospital Observe labour progress for eight hours in the health center
1. Mother’s self-report of leakage Three HCs  
2. Mother’s self-report of leakage + observing signs of true labour for 10 min Two HCs  
3. Mother’s self-report of leakage + speculum/vaginal exam + observing signs of true labour for 30 min Three HCs Two HCs