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Volume 39, Issue 11
Publication date: May 1, 2014
May 1, 2017
Robert M. Silver, MD (Moderator)
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology; Division Chief, Department of Maternal-Fetal Medicine; Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist, University of Utah, School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah
Stephanie R. Martin, DO
Visiting Associate Clinical Professor, University of Colorado; Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist; Director, Southern Colorado Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Colorado Springs, Colorado
Luis D. Pacheco, MD
Associate Professor of Maternal-Fetal Medicine and Anesthesiology; Maternal-Fetal Medicine and Intensivist Doctor, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas
After completing this activity, the physician should be better able to:
Recognize risk factors for and causes of postpartum hemorrhage (PPH).
Appropriately evaluate women with PPH.
Describe the optimal medical, surgical, and ancillary treatments for PPH.
List the benefits and limitations of interventional radiology to embolize pelvic vessels in the treatment of PPH.
Understand the optimal replacement of blood products in women with PPH.
Discuss the benefits of team training and simulation exercises for PPH.
Identify the indications for, and benefits and risks of, the use of activated factor VII for PPH.