Administration of Misoprostol by Trained Traditional Birth Attendants to Prevent Postpartum Haemorrhage in Homebirths in Pakistan: A Randomised Placebo-Controlled Trial
- February 1st, 2011
- Postpartum Hemorrhage
- Mobeen, N., Durocher, J., Zuberi, N.F., Jahan, N., Blum, J., Wasim, S., Walraven, G., Hatcher, J.
BJOG; 2011 Feb; 118(3):353-61; doi:10.1111/j.1471-0528.2010.02807.x
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.