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Jill Durocher

Administration of misoprostol by trained traditional birth attendants to prevent postpartum haemorrhage in homebirths in Pakistan: a randomised placebo‐controlled trial

Published
February 1st, 2011
Type
Publication
Topic
Postpartum Hemorrhage
Authors
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.