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Burnett Scoring Index for Elective Induction of Labor

Purpose:

To use the Burnett score to evaluate a pregnant woman for labor induction.

Specialty:

Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics

Objective:

risk factors, clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics, severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

O62

Description:

The Burnett scoring index can be used to evaluate a pregnant woman for induction of labor. It is similar to the Bishop system (and is referred to sometimes as the modified Bishop score), but uses slightly different point assignments.

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