POST PARTUM HEMORRHAGE

  • Uterine atony is the commonest cause of postpartum haemorrhage in multipara
  • The amount of blood loss in postpartum haemorrhage is more than 500 mL
  • Macrosomia, Twin pregnancy & Hydramnios are the complications during pregnancy that increase the risk of postpartum hemorrhage (PPH)
  • Anemia, Grandmultipara & APH are the risk factor for Post Partum Haemorrhage (PPH)
  • The drugs are used in the treatment of postpartum haemorrhage are Misoprostol, Carboprost & Methyl ergometrine
  • Epidural analgesia,Cervical laceration, Prolonged labour & Over distension of uterus can lead to postpartum hemorrhage
  • The causes of post partum hemorrhage in a contracted uterus are Vaginal tear & Cervical laceration
  • Maximum chances of post partum Hemorrhage are seen in Multiparity
  • Post partum hemorrhage is blood loss of 500 cc or more within 24 hours of the beginning of 3'd stage of labour
  • During pregnancy, fibroid may have Post partum hemorrhage
  • Post-partum hemorrhage is a common causes of maternal mortality 
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