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Emotional and physical health outcomes after significant primary post-partum haemorrhage (PPH): A multicentre cohort study

Thompson, Jane F; Roberts, Christine; Ellwood, David

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Background: Post-partum haemorrhage (PPH) rates are rising; however, data on the health impact on women are lacking. Aims: To describe the emotional and physical health outcomes for women following PPH. Methods: A cohort of 206 women with primary PPH of 1500 mL or more, and/or peripartum fall in haemoglobin concentration to 7 g/dL or less, and/or of 4 g/dL or less, was recruited from 17 Australian/New Zealand hospitals. Women completed questionnaires in the first week, and at two and four...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/68210
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
DOI: 10.1111/j.1479-828X.2011.01317.x

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