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Haemorrhage associated with caesarean section in South Africa - be aware

J V Larsen

Abstract


This letter comments on the issues raised by an article on this subject in the May 2011 issue of the South African Medical Journal.
Comments deal with the need for longer Obstetric attachments for trainees preparing for work in peripheral hospitals, the use of Advanced midwives in operating theaters and the techniques employed to close the uterine wound.

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J V Larsen, Retired - Part time KZN Dept of Health

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Keywords

Caesarean section, haemorrhage, maternal deaths

Cite this article

South African Medical Journal 2011;101(9):608.

Article History

Date submitted: 2011-06-17
Date published: 2011-09-05

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