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Administration of misoprostol by trained TBAs to prevent PPH in homebirths in Pakistan

Published
January 3rd, 2011
Type
Staff Publication
Topic
Postpartum Hemorrhage
Authors
Blum, Jennifer, Durocher, Jill, Mobeen, N., Durocher, J., Zuberi, N.F., Jahan, N., Blum, J., Wasim, S., Walraven, G., Hatcher, J.

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.

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