Quiz: Hot to prevent postpartum haemorrhage
This quiz from contemporary OB/GYN tests your knowledge on postpartum haemorrhage (PPH). It is based on an article from Gary A. Dildy testing your ability to recognise signs of PPH in a patient. Have a go here and let us know how you did.
Video: Perinatal Mortality Reviews - Journey of Improvement
This video outlines the journey that one hospital has been on to improve their perinatal review process identifying challenges faced, engaging clinicians and their preparations.
Cochrane review - Non-clinical interventions for reducing unnecessary caesarean section
An updated review has been produced into ‘whether non-clinical interventions, which aim to reduce unnecessary caesarean sections, such as providing education to healthcare workers and mothers, are safe and effective’. The review will inform new WHO guidelines.
The key message from the review is that ‘Based on high-quality evidence, few interventions have been shown to reduce caesarean section rates without adverse effects on maternal or neonatal outcomes’.
There were 29 studies included in the review mainly representing high income countries. There were 8 interventions found to have a beneficial effect including:
Read the review in full here.