oa South African Medical Journal - An evaluation of the routine use of syntometrine with the delivery of the anterior shoulder at the Queen Victoria Maternity Hospital
|Article Title||An evaluation of the routine use of syntometrine with the delivery of the anterior shoulder at the Queen Victoria Maternity Hospital|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Queen Victoria Maternity Hospital, Johannesburg|
|Publication Date||Jan 1971|
|Pages||7 - 10|
|Keyword(s)||Anterior shoulder, Delivery, Obstetrics and gynaecology, Pharmacology, Queen Victoria Maternity Hospital, Routine use and Syntometrine|
An analysis of two years' deliveries (1959 and 1969) at Queen Victoria Maternity Hospital has demonstrated marked fall in the postpartum blood loss, postpartum haemorrhage rate and duration of the third stage of labour, since the introduction of the routine use of Syntometrine with the delivery of the anterior shoulder of the infant.
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