Misoprostol for the prevention and treatment of postpartum hemorrhage
- February 29th, 2012
- Staff Publication
- Postpartum Hemorrhage
- Winikoff, Beverly, Blum, Jennifer, Sheldon, Wendy R., Durocher, Jill, Sheldon, W.R., Blum, J., Durocher, J., Winikoff, B.
This review article describes the available evidence for the use of misoprostol for the prevention and treatment of postpartum hemorrhage (PPH). The authors argue that a solid body of evidence exists to justify the use of misoprostol for both indications.
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