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The third stage of labor 

The third stage of labor
Chapter:
The third stage of labor
Author(s):

Murray Enkin

, Marc J. N. C. Keirse

, James Neilson

, Caroline Crowther

, Lelia Duley

, Ellen Hodnett

, and Justus Hofmeyr

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780192631732.003.0033
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date: 20 August 2019

Chapter 33 discusses components of care during the third stage of labor, including routine prophylactic use of oxytocics, comparisons of different oxytocics, clamping and division of the umbilical cord, controlled cord traction, intra-umbilical vein injection, nipple stimulation, active versus expectant management of the third stage, complications of the third stage, postpartum haemorrhage, retained placenta, and inversion of the uterus.

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