Postpartum
Hemorrhage

Maternal morbidity is on the rise in the US1

There is a need to optimize preventative and therapeutic clinical practices in order to reduce rates of atonic PPH2

Epidemiology

Postpartum hemorrhage (PPH*) is a primary cause of obstetric bleeding and a leading cause of pregnancy-related complications and death3

*PPH is often defined as blood loss of ≥500 mL vaginal delivery, ≥1000 mL cesarean-section delivery.4
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References
  1. Callaghan WM, Kuklina EV, Berg CJ. Trends in postpartum hemorrhage: United States, 1994-2006. Am J Obstet Gynecol.2010;202:353.e1-6.
  2. Bateman BT, Tsen LC, Liu J, et al. Patterns of second-line Uterotonic use in a large sample of hospitalizations for Childbirth in the United States:2007-2011.Anesth Analg.2014;119:1344-1349
  3. Berg CJ, Callaghan WM, Syverson c, henderson Z. Pregnancy-related mortality in the United States, 1998 to 2005. Obstet Gynecol. 2010;116(6):1302-1309.
  4. Bateman BT, Berman MF, Riley LE, et al. The epidemiology of postpartum hemorrhage in a large, nationwide sample of deliveries. Anesth Analg.2010;110(5):1368-1373.