Bishop Score

Predict whether induction of labor will be required.

The global unit selector only affects unanswered questions
1.Number of Prior Vaginal Deliveries?
2.Cervical Dilation?
3.Cervical Position?
4.Cervical Consistency?
5.Cervical Effacement?
6.Station?
7.Pre-eclampsia?
8.Nulliparity?
9.Post Dates?
10.Premature preterm rupture of membranes (PPROM)?
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1. Number of Prior Vaginal Deliveries?

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About this Calculator

The modified Bishop score is a scoring system that can assist in predicting whether induction of labour will be required. The score is determined from the fetal station and four characteristics of the cervix: dilatation, effacement, consistency, and position. In modifications to the score, pre-eclampsia, prior vaginal deliveries, postdates, nulliparity and PPROM (premature preterm rupture of membranes) are also taken into account.

References

Bishop EH.

Pelvic scoring for elective induction.

Obstetrics and Gynecology 1964, 24: 266-8

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