Use of the non-pneumatic anti-shock garment (NASG) to reduce blood loss and time to recovery from shock for women with obstetric haemorrhage in Egypt

@article{Miller2007UseOT,
  title={Use of the non-pneumatic anti-shock garment (NASG) to reduce blood loss and time to recovery from shock for women with obstetric haemorrhage in Egypt},
  author={S. Miller and J. Turan and K. Dau and M. Fathalla and M. Mourad and T. Sutherland and S. Hamza and F. Lester and E. B. Gibson and R. Gipson and K. Nada and P. Hensleigh},
  journal={Global Public Health},
  year={2007},
  volume={2},
  pages={110 - 124}
}
  • S. Miller, J. Turan, +9 authors P. Hensleigh
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • Global Public Health
  • Abstract Obstetric haemorrhage is one of the leading causes of maternal mortality. In many low-resource settings, delays in transport to referral facilities and in obtaining lifesaving treatment, contribute to maternal deaths. The non-pneumatic anti-shock garment (NASG) is a low-technology pressure device that decreases blood loss, restores vital signs, and has the potential to improve adverse outcomes by helping women survive delays in receiving adequate emergency obstetric care. With brief… CONTINUE READING

    Paper Mentions

    INTERVENTIONAL CLINICAL TRIAL
    This trial will address the question of whether early application of the Non-pneumatic Anti-Shock Garment (NASG) at the Satellite Health Facility (SHF) level before transport to a… Expand
    ConditionsHemorrhage, Hypovolemic Shock
    InterventionDevice
    INTERVENTIONAL CLINICAL TRIAL
    This study will test the efficacy of the NASG on women suffering from obstetric hemorrhage as compared to hemorrhaging women who do not receive the NASG.  
    ConditionsHemorrhage, Hypovolemic Shock
    InterventionDevice

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