n Obstetrics and Gynaecology Forum - Obstetric haemorrhage and the use of blood and blood products : review

Volume 23, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1027-9148



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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