External aortic compression device: The first aid for postpartum hemorrhage control

@article{Soltan2009ExternalAC,
  title={External aortic compression device: The first aid for postpartum hemorrhage control},
  author={Mohamed H. Soltan and Medhat Farag Faragallah and Mohamed Hany Mosabah and Ahemd Reda Al‐adawy},
  journal={Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research},
  year={2009},
  volume={35}
}
Aim:  To evaluate the external aortic compression device (EACD) as a first aid to control postpartum hemorrhage (PPH). 

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