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What are the outcomes of uterine rupture? Treatment of uterine rupture is surgical. Goals are stopping the hemorrhage, delivering the baby, and repairing the uterus if possible. The range of risks is similar to the range of risks of a cesarean delivery (infection, blood loss, thromboembolism, hysterectomy, organ injury, adhesions, extended hospital stay, ...


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I believe the answer is somewhere between 0.5% and 1% (about 500-1000 deaths per 100000 births). Below is the list of the sources I reviewed. Some sources provide higher estimates, but those should be attributed to unsanitary conditions in hospitals in the past (in the past births in a hospital were more dangerous than at home, because of contamination by ...


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If the cord is the only reason that prevents the baby to start breathing spontaneously and the baby is otherwise healthy then the situation could resolve as you assumed. Two breaths could suffice, because they are needed only to initiate natural breathing and not to overcome any underlying disorder. Various resuscitation guideliness recommend 2 or 5 breaths ...


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By asking a few people I had access to and also searching in some of my reference books like Katzung, Martindale, and finally looking at Newborn Services Drug Protocol, I think I may have reached a conclusion. Respiratory depression is a possible side effect which could occur in neonates. The drug of choice is Naloxone, although it may not be used in the ...


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To find the answer to this I had to find out the prevention measures and management of Postpartum Haemorrhage (PPH). Oxytocin is typically used right after the delivery of the baby to prevent PPH (Weeks, 2015). Misoprostol may be used in areas where oxytocin is not available. Nipple stimulation and breastfeeding triggers the release of natural oxytocin in ...


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