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Using Misoprostol for Primary versus Secondary Prevention of Postpartum Haemorrhage – Do Costs Matter?

Postpartum Haemorrhage (PPH) is commonly defined as a blood loss of 500 ml or more within 24 hours after birth. PPH is the leading cause of maternal mortality in low and middle-income countries and the primary…

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Glucose Intolerance after a Recent History of Gestational Diabetes Based on the 2013 WHO Criteria

Gestational diabetes (GDM) was historically defined as ‘any degree of glucose intolerance with onset or first recognition during pregnancy’. The incidence of GDM is rising globally and it represents an important modifiable risk factor for adverse pregnancy outcomes such as…

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