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The incidence and severity may be decreased by active management of third stage of labor and early anticipation of problems related to retention of placenta.
The cause of prolapse of uterus was not clear, but there is no doubt that it occurs during the third stage of labor, within a few hours of expulsion of calf and at a time when some of fetal cotyledons have separated from maternal caruncles.
Pharmacokinetics and adverse-effect profile of rectally administered misoprostol in the third stage of labor.
In summary this study supports using 10 IU oxytocin as a bolus is not associated with adverse hemodynamic effects and can safely be administered to women with vaginal delivery without anesthetics in the third stage of labor for placenta retention and post partum hemorrhage prophylaxis.
In-service training for active management of the third stage of labor was frequently provided at the facilities where deliveries occurred.
The prophylactic use of oxytocic drugs reduces the risk of postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) by about 40% and has been widely adopted as a routine policy in the active management of the third stage of labor.
The third stage of labor is the expulsion of fetal membranes, which usually occurs within eight hours.
Unfortunately, even with the universal administration of oxytocin in the third stage of labor, PPH occurs in about 3% of vaginal deliveries.
Active management of third stage of labor (AMTSL) reduces the incidence of PPH but these cardiac patients require additional measures other than the standard AMTSL as majority of them are on anticoagulants and in delicate hemodynamic balance8.
6: Observations made by the attendant in the third stage of labor NANDNAGRI SUNDERNAGRI P Value n = 123 n = 127 Whether the baby cried immediately Yes 98(79.