The effect of co-administration of intravenous calcium chloride and oxytocin on maternal hemodynamics and uterine tone following cesarean delivery: a double-blinded, randomized, placebo-controlled trial.

@article{Farber2015TheEO,
  title={The effect of co-administration of intravenous calcium chloride and oxytocin on maternal hemodynamics and uterine tone following cesarean delivery: a double-blinded, randomized, placebo-controlled trial.},
  author={Michaela Kristina Farber and Rodney Schultz and L Lugo and X. Liu and C. C. Huang and Lawrence C Tsen},
  journal={Obstetric Anesthesia Digest},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Oxytocin administration to prevent uterine atony following cesarean delivery is associated with adverse effects including hypotension, tachycardia, and nausea. Calcium chloride increases mean arterial pressure, systemic vascular resistance, and uterine smooth muscle contractility. This study evaluated whether the co-administration of calcium chloride with oxytocin following cesarean delivery could alter maternal hemodynamics. Secondary outcomes included uterine tone and blood loss… 
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