Misoprostol for the management of postpartum bleeding: A new approach
- October 3rd, 2012
- Staff Publication
- Postpartum Hemorrhage
- Winikoff, Beverly, Blum, Jennifer, Dabash, Rasha, Raghavan, Sheila, Anger, Holly, Dabash, R., Blum, J., Raghavan, S,. Anger, H., Winikoff, B.
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.
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