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Misoprostol for the management of postpartum bleeding: A new approach

Published
October 3rd, 2012
Type
Staff Publication
Topic
Postpartum Hemorrhage
Authors
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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