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Jill Durocher

Administration of 400 μg of misoprostol to augment routine active management of the third stage of labor

Published
February 1st, 2011
Type
Publication
Topic
Postpartum Hemorrhage
Authors
Hofmeyr, G.J., Fawole, B., Mugerwa, K., Godi, N.P., Blignaut, Q., Mangesi, L., Singata, M., Brady, L., Blum, J.

Int J Gynaecol Obstet; 2011 Feb; 112(2):102; doi:10.1016/j.ijgo.2010.08.019

This article reports on the results of a study designed to evaluate the use of misoprostol as an adjunct to standard uterotonic therapy for active management of the third stage of labor.