n Obstetrics and Gynaecology Forum - Obstetric haemorrhage and the use of blood and blood products : review
|Article Title||Obstetric haemorrhage and the use of blood and blood products : review|
|© Publisher:||In House Publications|
|Journal||Obstetrics and Gynaecology Forum|
|Affiliations||1 University of Pretoria|
|Publication Date||May 2013|
|Pages||15 - 21|
Obstetric haemorrhage remains one of the most challenging conditions to manage in pregnancy. Irrespective of the level of skill and experience of the attending health care provider, bleeding of an obstetric patient poses many difficulties from the moment of presentation, through making the correct diagnosis and providing timely and life-saving treatment. Prompt resuscitation and reversal of coagulopathy are critical while definitive measures are carried out to arrest the bleeding.
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