Bishop Score

Predict whether induction of labor will be required.


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.


Bishop EH.

Obstetrics and Gynecology 1964, 24: 266-8

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