Australian Pregnancy Care Guidelines

Published by Living Evidence for Australian Pregnancy and Postnatal Care (LEAPP) on Apr 26, 2024

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Abstract

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PICOS

PICO 1.1

Population
Pregnant women
Intervention
Oral Iron Supplementation
Comparator
No Oral Iron Supplementation
Outcomes

PICO 1.2

Population
Daily oral iron supplementation during pregnancy
Intervention
Supplementation with iron alone
Comparator
no treatment/placebo
Outcomes

PICO 1.3

Population
Intermittent oral iron supplementation during pregnancy
Intervention
Intermittent oral iron alone supplementation
Comparator
daily iron alone supplementation
Outcomes

PICO 1.4

Population
Pregnant women with iron deficiency anaemia
Intervention
Intravenous iron
Comparator
Oral Iron
Outcomes

PICO 1.5

Population
Pregnant women
Intervention
Ferrous biglycinate
Comparator
Other iron supplements
Outcomes

PICO 2.1

Population
Pregnant women
Intervention
Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale
Comparator
Other depression diagnosis tools or scales
Outcomes

PICO 3.1

Population
Pregnant women
Intervention
Validated anxiety assessment tools
Comparator
Any other tool or any scale of a given tool
Outcomes

PICO 3.1

Population
Women who are pregnant or are planning pregnancy
Intervention
Consumption of alcohol
Comparator
Abstinence
Outcomes

PICO 4.1

Population
Pregnant women
Intervention
Validated psychosocial assessment tools
Comparator
Any other tool or any scale of a given tool
Outcomes

PICO 5.1

Population
Pregnant women
Intervention
Diagnostic accuracy test of cervical length
Comparator
any alternative test
Outcomes

PICO 5.2

Population
All pregnant women
Intervention
Universal cervical length screening
Comparator
No screening/high risk screening
Outcomes

PICO 5.3

Population
Pregnant women at risk of preterm birth
Intervention
Progesterone
Comparator
placebo/no progesterone
Outcomes

PICO 5.4

Population
Pregnant women at risk of preterm
Intervention
Cervical cerclage
Comparator
no cerclage
Outcomes

PICO 5.5

Population
Pregnant women with short cervix but no history of preterm birth
Intervention
Vaginal progesterone or cerclage
Comparator
no intervention/any alternative intervention
Outcomes

PICO 5.6

Population
Women with history of previous preterm but no short cervix
Intervention
progesterone/cerclage
Comparator
no intervention/any alternative treatment
Outcomes

PICO 5.7

Population
Women with 3 or more preterm
Intervention
Any intervention
Comparator
no intervention/alternative intervention
Outcomes

PICO 5.8

Population
Women with short cervix and previous history of preterm
Intervention
Cervical cerclage or vaginal progestrone
Comparator
Control
Outcomes

PICO 5.9

Population
Women with history of cervical surgery
Intervention
Cervical cerclage
Comparator
No cerclage/other alternative intervention
Outcomes

PICO 5.10

Population
Women with threatened miscarriage and/or recurrent miscarraige
Intervention
Micronized vaginal progesterone
Comparator
Placebo
Outcomes

PICO 5.11

Population
Women at risk of miscarriage
Intervention
Progesterone
Comparator
Placebo
Outcomes

PICO 8.1

Population
Pregnant women prior to 16 weeks gestation
Intervention
Aspirin
Comparator
Placebo
Outcomes