This research summary reports on data collected through a series of large-scale trials conducted by Gynuity and colleagues to evaluate the effectiveness of misoprostol for postpartum hemorrhage. As part of this study, blood loss after vaginal delivery was collected and measured systematically for over 39,000 deliveries. The summary describes the objective measurement techniques used and key outcomes.

Published:
Mar. 2009
Type:
Research Summary
Topic:
Postpartum Hemorrhage
Authors:
Family Care International, Gynuity Health Projects

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