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The agenda of the meeting was sharing policies for use of misoprostoland Clinical Protocols For Community Based Management of Postpartum Hemorrhage, Post Abortive Care In Community Settings in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) .
In 2009, 696 traditional birth attendants completed a two-day, hands-on training session on the use of misoprostol to prevent and treat postpartum hemorrhage (including dosing, timing of administration and management of side effects) and the use of the delivery mat (which is designed to absorb 500 ml of blood, the threshold for defining postpartum hemorrhage).
Also noteworthy were the 14% incidence of postpartum hemorrhage and the 10% rate of preterm premature rupture of membranes (Int.
Case Report A 37-year-woman delivered her 5th child at a local hospital via full-term vaginal delivery, which was followed by postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) continuing for several hours.
Women who had planned a home birth, as compared with women who had planned a hospital birth with a midwife, were 68% less likely to have electronic fetal monitoring, 59% less likely to have assisted vaginal delivery, 59% less likely to have a third--or fourth-degree perineal tear, and 38% less likely to have postpartum hemorrhage.
An intensive educational program for physicians and midwives involving 19 hospitals in Argentina and Uruguay dramatically reduced the rate of postpartum hemorrhage, according to researchers from the National Institutes of Health and other institutions.
Intrauterine balloon tamponade in the management of postpartum hemorrhage.
In a February AJPH study, researchers calculated prevalence and case-related fatality rates for five pregnancy-related conditions, including preeclampsia and postpartum hemorrhage, which account for 26 percent of all pregnancy-related deaths.