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What does APH stand for?

APH stands for Antepartum Hemorrhage

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The researchers determined the cardiac arrest rate among women with various coexisting conditions, and found the following: hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (27%), postpartum hemorrhage (25%), antepartum hemorrhage (16%), amniotic fluid embolism (14%), cardiomyopathy (13%), anesthetic complications (9%), sepsis (8%), aspiration pneumonitis (8%), and venous thromboembolism (7%).
Women were excluded if they planned to have a caesarean section, had genital warts or ulcers, had had antepartum hemorrhage or an intrauterine death, had a known allergy to chlorhexidine, were fully dilated, were younger than 15, or were carrying a fetus that had a severe congenital malformation or was presenting face first.
In the obstetric literature, factitious cases of antepartum hemorrhage, trophoblastic disease, pyrexia, decreased fetal movement, ectopic pregnancy and hyperemesis gravida have been reported.