Policies for care during the third stage of labour: a survey of maternity units in Syria

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BACKGROUND Care for women during the third stage aims to reduce the risk of major haemorrhage, but is very variable. The current World Health Organisation (WHO) recommendation is that care should include administration of a uterotonic (oxytocin, if it is available) soon after birth of the baby, delayed cord clamping, and delivery of the placenta by… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2393-10-32

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