Use of the shock index to predict maternal outcomes in women referred for postpartum hemorrhage.

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Summary of "Use of the shock index to predict maternal outcomes in women referred for postpartum hemorrhage."

To evaluate the clinical significance of various vital signs in women referred for postpartum hemorrhage (PPH).


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Name: International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics
ISSN: 1879-3479


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The health of women during PREGNANCY; childbirth and the POSTPARTUM PERIOD.

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