Misoprostol compared to oxytocin for postpartum hemorrhage

Authors

  • Brit Long Department of Emergency Medicine Brooke Army Medical Center http://orcid.org/0000-0003-4770-8869
  • Michael Gottlieb Department of Emergency Medicine Rush University Medical Center Chicago, IL

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.17267/2675-021Xevidence.2021.e3733

Keywords:

Postpartum hemorrhage. Oxytocin. Misoprostol. Uterotonics. Obstetrics.

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Author Biographies

Brit Long, Department of Emergency Medicine Brooke Army Medical Center

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Michael Gottlieb, Department of Emergency Medicine Rush University Medical Center Chicago, IL

Department of Emergency Medicine
Rush University Medical Center
Chicago, IL

References

Gallos ID, Papadopoulou A, Man R, Athanasopoulos N, Tobias A, Price MJ, et al. Uterotonic agents for preventing postpartum haemorrhage: a network meta-analysis. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2018;12:CD011689. https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.cd011689.pub2

Say L, Chou D, Gemmill A, Tunçalp Ö, Moller AB, Daniels J, et al. Global causes of maternal death: a WHO systematic analysis. Lancet Glob Health. 2014;2(6):e323-333. https://doi.org/10.1016/s2214-109x(14)70227-x

World Health Organization. WHO recommendations: Uterotonics for the prevention of postpartum haemorrhage [Internet]. Geneva: World Health Organization; 2018. Available from: https://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/handle/10665/277276/9789241550420-eng.pdf?ua=1

Committee on Practice Bulletins-Obstetrics. Practice Bulletin No. 183: Postpartum Hemorrhage. Obstet Gynecol. 2017;130(4):e168-e186. https://doi.org/10.1097/aog.0000000000002351

Tunçalp Ö, Hofmeyr GJ, Gülmezoglu AM. Prostaglandins for preventing postpartum haemorrhage. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2012;(8):CD000494. https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.cd000494.pub4

Smith WRP, Papadopoulou A, Thomas E, Tobias A, Price MJ, Meher S, et al. Uterotonic agents for first-line treatment of postpartum haemorrhage: a network meta-analysis. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2020;11:CD012754. https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.cd012754.pub2

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Published

2022-01-06

How to Cite

Long, B., & Gottlieb, M. (2022). Misoprostol compared to oxytocin for postpartum hemorrhage. Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare, 3, e3733. https://doi.org/10.17267/2675-021Xevidence.2021.e3733

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Critical Appraisal of Evidence