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Blood Loss After Vaginal Delivery

Published
March 3rd, 2009
Type
Research Summary
Topic
Postpartum Hemorrhage
Authors
Gynuity Health Projects, Family Care International
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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.