The quickest and easiest way to diagnose premature rupture of foetal membranes.
Every minute counts when you're working in a busy hospital emergency department. While it's not possible to immediately treat every person that comes through the door, any time you can save during the assessment and triage process could be critical.
When a pregnant woman presents with suspected premature rupture of the fetal membranes (PROM), confirming the diagnosis quickly is important for the safety of mother and baby.
If it is PROM, she may need to be admitted to hospital for monitoring and possible induction to minimise the risk of pre- and post-natal complications. If it isn't PROM, she can go home to wait for her baby to arrive - hopefully without having spent hours unnecessarily in the emergency department - and you'll have a bed available for another patient.
AmniSure is the quickest and easiest way to confirm a PROM diagnosis - and there's no need to wait for the registrar.
AmniSure is a non-invasive bedside test that can be performed by a doctor, hospital nurse or midwife. It doesn't require a speculum examination, gives results in minutes and can be used at any gestational age.
It's 99% accurate in diagnosing PROM - more accurate than conventional diagnostic tests like nitrazine (pH), ferning, pooling and ultrasound - and is recommended by the RANZCOG guidelines, so you can be confident in the results.
In fact, in a study of its usefulness in the management of PROM, AmniSure significantly increased clinician confidence in diagnosis and resulted in a change in the care and management of around a third of women with suspected PROM. This included the immediate discharge of 21% of women initially thought to have PROM.
The benefits for women with suspected PROM are obvious. There is also the potential for major cost savings because of decreased admissions and hospital transfers.
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