Rectal misoprostol versus intramuscular oxytocin for prevention of post partum hemorrhage.

@article{Shrestha2011RectalMV,
  title={Rectal misoprostol versus intramuscular oxytocin for prevention of post partum hemorrhage.},
  author={A Shrestha and A Dongol and C D Chawla and R K Adhikari},
  journal={Kathmandu University medical journal},
  year={2011},
  volume={9 33},
  pages={8-12}
}
  • A Shrestha, A Dongol, +1 author R K Adhikari
  • Published 2011 in Kathmandu University medical journal
BACKGROUND Postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) is an important cause of maternal morbidity and mortality especially in the developing countries.,Compared to expectant management, active management decreases the incidence of PPH. OBJECTIVE To compare the effectiveness of rectal misoprostol with intramuscular oxytocin in the prevention of postpartum hemorrhage. METHODS This is a prospective, randomized and analytical study from 1 st September 2009 to 28th February 2010 at Department of Obstetrics and… CONTINUE READING