oa South African Medical Journal - The prevention of postpartum haemorrhage
|Article Title||The prevention of postpartum haemorrhage|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Stellenbosch and Karl Bremer Hospital, Bellville, Cape|
|Publication Date||Mar 1963|
|Pages||237 - 240|
|Keyword(s)||Complication of labour, Management, Obstetrics and gynaecology and Postpartum haemorrhage|
Over a 4-year period the overall incidence of postpartum haemorrhage was reduced from 11.98% to 2ï¿½05 %, and in an isolated series to 1ï¿½71 %, by the routine use of oxytocics by intramuscular injection at the end of the second stage of labour (Fig. 1).
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