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Postpartum hemorrhage is a leading cause of maternal morbidity and mortality worldwide. Institutions are encouraged to have a standardized approach to the management of obstetric hemorrhage. The purpose of this quality improvement project was to investigate postpartum hemorrhage associated morbidity before and after implementing an obstetric hemorrhage checklist-based protocol.
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Name: European journal of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive biology
Maternal health still remains a major challenge in almost all developing countries. In Myanmar, the country met only 62% of its target for the maternal mortality rate (130 per 100,000 live birth) even...
To analyze quality improvement opportunities (QIOs) identified through review of cases of maternal death from obstetric hemorrhage by the California Pregnancy-Associated Mortality Review Committee.
Postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) is the most common obstetric emergency. A well-established postpartum haemorrhage protocol in the labour ward is crucial for effective treatment. The aim of the study was ...
A critical tool in the successful management of patients with abnormal placentation is an established massive transfusion protocol designed to rapidly deliver blood products in obstetrical and surgica...
To determine the effects of the Safe Motherhood Initiative's (SMI) obstetric hemorrhage bundle in New York State (NYS).
Limited information is available about surgical checklist effectiveness in Latin America. We plan to compare the pre and post surgical checklist implementation in a tertiary healthcare cen...
Obstetric Hemorrhage continues to be the first cause of maternal morbidity and mortality around the world especially in middle to low income countriesThe blood components are high value re...
obstetric hemorrhage remains one of the major causes of maternal death in both developed and developing countries. Because of its importance as a leading cause of maternal mortality and mo...
The aim of this project is development of a comprehensive, prospective, multinational, multicenter, hospital-based, data repository for patients with intracerebral hemorrhage.
The National Partnership for Maternal Safety (NPMS) developed an obstetric hemorrhage consensus bundle to provide every United States birthing facility consistent, validated practice guide...
Medical problems associated with OBSTETRIC LABOR, such as BREECH PRESENTATION; PREMATURE OBSTETRIC LABOR; HEMORRHAGE; or others. These complications can affect the well-being of the mother, the FETUS, or both.
Planning that has the goals of improving health, improving accessibility to health services, and promoting efficiency in the provision of services and resources on a comprehensive basis for a whole community. (From Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988, p299)
Excess blood loss from uterine bleeding associated with OBSTETRIC LABOR or CHILDBIRTH. It is defined as blood loss greater than 500 ml or of the amount that adversely affects the maternal physiology, such as BLOOD PRESSURE and HEMATOCRIT. Postpartum hemorrhage is divided into two categories, immediate (within first 24 hours after birth) or delayed (after 24 hours postpartum).
Computer-based systems that enable management to interrogate the computer on an ad hoc basis for various kinds of information in the organization, which predict the effect of potential decisions.
A multi- and interdisciplinary field concerned with improving health and achieving equity in health for all people. It transcends national boundaries, promotes cooperation and collaboration within and beyond health science fields, and combines population-based disease prevention with individually-based patient care.
Obstetrics and gynaecology
Fertility Menopause Obstetrics & Gynaecology Osteoporosis Women's Health Obstetrics and gynaecology comprises the care of the pregnant woman, her unborn child and the management of diseases specific to women. Most consultant...