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Intra-operative emergenciesIntra-operative emergenciesIntra-operative emergencies 

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Intra-operative emergencies
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10.1093/med/9780198567301.003.0010
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date: 18 September 2019

Barry Whitlow

Haemorrhage 222

Perforated uterus 224

Damage to urinary tract/blood vessels/bowel 226

A blood loss of >500 ml at any gynaecological operation is considered significant by the RCOG clinical governance standards. When estimated blood loss has occurred intra-operatively the following measures may be considered:...

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