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Early recognition and response

Nurses work to prevent potentially fatal complication of childbirth By Susan Trossman, RN Although the United States can be credited with many scientific advances, from launching shuttles into…

Halting postpartum hemorrhage

When excessive blood loss during delivery threatens a mother’s life, quick assessment, effective interventions, and expert aid from the rapid response team maneuver her postpartum course back onto…

Postpartum hemorrhage

Freya Jenkins*, a 22-year-old woman, delivers 32 week gestation triplets via cesarean birth. In the operating room, she experienced quantitative blood loss of 1,050 mL. Ms. Jenkins had…

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