Should oral misoprostol be used to prevent postpartum haemorrhage in home-birth settings in low-resource countries? A systematic review of the evidence.

Hundley, V., Avan, B.I., Sullivan, C. and Graham, W.J., 2013. Should oral misoprostol be used to prevent postpartum haemorrhage in home-birth settings in low-resource countries? A systematic review of the evidence. BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 120 (3), 277 - 285 .

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DOI: 10.1111/1471-0528.12049

Abstract

Using misoprostol to prevent postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) in home-birth settings remains controversial.

Item Type:Article
ISSN:1470-0328
Uncontrolled Keywords:Administration, Oral ; Developing Countries ; Female ; Fever ; Home Childbirth ; Humans ; Misoprostol ; Oxytocics ; Postpartum Hemorrhage ; Pregnancy ; Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic ; Risk Factors ; Shivering ; Treatment Outcome
Subjects:UNSPECIFIED
Group:School of Health and Social Care
ID Code:21621
Deposited By: Unnamed user with email symplectic@symplectic
Deposited On:18 Dec 2014 11:55
Last Modified:18 Dec 2014 11:55

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