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Obstetrical Management of Postpartum Hemorrhage

  • Michael Dombrowski
  • Michael Paidas
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Abstract

Postpartum hemorrhage is an increasingly prevalent and preventable cause of maternal death. We review practical obstetric techniques for management of postpartum hemorrhage. Unfortunately, there is a paucity of data to guide specific interventions for treatment.

Keywords

Postpartum hemorrhage Uterotonic Balloon tamponade Uterine atony 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Section of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive SciencesYale School of Medicine, Yale Women and Children’s Center for Blood Disorders and Preeclampsia AdvancementNew HavenUSA

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