After Birth

Released on 12/10/2015

Key Learning Points

  • Bimanual Pressure
  • Hemostatic Brace Suturing
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Hysterectomy
  • Packing the Uterus with Gauze Packs
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Primary postpartum hemorrhage
  • Prolonged second stage of labor
  • Sheehan's syndrome
  • Use of Oxytocin in postpartum hemorrhage
  • Uterine Artery Embolization (UAE)
  • Uterotonics

References

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