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Jill Durocher

Misoprostol for the management of postpartum bleeding: A new approach

Published
December 1st, 2012
Type
Publication
Topic
Postpartum Hemorrhage
Authors
Dabash, R., Blum, J., Raghavan, S., Anger, H., Winikoff, B.

Int J Gynaecol Obstet; 2012 Dec; 119(3): 210-2; doi:10.1016/j.ijgo.2012.08.005

This Special Communication discusses some of the benefits and limitations of current community approaches using misoprostol for postpartum hemorrhage prevention and presents a new hybrid model of “secondary prevention”—presumptive treatment for women with more than average blood loss—as one alternative community-based approach.