Prevention of postpartum hemorrhage in low-resource settings: current perspectives

@inproceedings{Prata2013PreventionOP,
  title={Prevention of postpartum hemorrhage in low-resource settings: current perspectives},
  author={Ndola Prata and Suzanne M. Bell and Karen Weidert},
  booktitle={International journal of women's health},
  year={2013}
}
  • Ndola Prata, Suzanne M. Bell, Karen Weidert
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    International journal of…
    2013
  • Medicine
  • BACKGROUND Postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) is the leading cause of maternal death in low-income countries and is the primary cause of approximately one-quarter of global maternal deaths. The purpose of this paper is to provide a review of PPH prevention interventions, with a particular focus on misoprostol, and the challenges and opportunities that preventing PPH in low-resource settings presents. METHODS Using PubMed, we conducted a review of the literature on the randomized controlled trials of… CONTINUE READING

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