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Administration of misoprostol by trained traditional birth attendants to prevent postpartum haemorrhage in homebirths in Pakistan: A randomised placebo-controlled trial

This article reports on a study conducted in rural Pakistan to determine if misoprostol is safe and efficacious in preventing postpartum haemorrhage when administered by trained traditional birth attendants at home deliveries. Read the full abstract at BJOG (Jan 2011), Article first published online: 23 DEC 2010 DOI: 10.1111/j.1471-0528.2010.02807.x