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Post-partum haemorrhage (PPH) 

Post-partum haemorrhage (PPH)
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Post-partum haemorrhage (PPH)
Author(s):

Sambit Mukhopadhyay

, Edward Morris

, and Sabaratnam Arulkumaran

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199651399.003.0042
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date: 28 November 2020

Post-partum haemorrhage remains a major cause of morbidity and mortality and the amount of blood lost is frequently underestimated. The chapter provides a definition of post-partum haemorrhage, and sections on epidemiology, causes, prevention, and clinical management.

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