Learning Outcomes for Study Session 11

When you have studied this session you should be able to:

11.1  Define and use correctly all of the key words printed in bold. (SAQ 11.1)

11.2  Describe the causes and risk factors for atonic and traumatic postpartum haemorrhage. (SAQ 11.2)

11.3  Describe interventions that can help to prevent postpartum haemorrhage, including actions during pregnancy and labour stages two and three. (SAQ 11.3)

11.4  Explain how you would provide emergency management for women who develop postpartum haemorrhage. (SAQ 11.3)

Study Session 11  Postpartum Haemorrhage

11.1  What is postpartum haemorrhage?