The Epidemiology of Postpartum Hemorrhage in a Large, Nationwide Sample of Deliveries

@article{Bateman2010TheEO,
  title={The Epidemiology of Postpartum Hemorrhage in a Large, Nationwide Sample of Deliveries},
  author={B. Bateman and M. Berman and L. Riley and L. Leffert},
  journal={Anesthesia & Analgesia},
  year={2010},
  volume={110},
  pages={1368–1373}
}
BACKGROUND: In this study, we sought to (1) define trends in the incidence of postpartum hemorrhage (PPH), and (2) elucidate the contemporary epidemiology of PPH focusing on risk factors and maternal outcomes related to this delivery complication. METHODS: Hospital admissions for delivery were extracted from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample, the largest discharge dataset in the United States. Using International Classification of Diseases, Clinical Modification (ninth revision) codes, deliveries… Expand
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