Learning Outcomes for Study Session 3

After studying this session, you should be able to:

3.1  Define and use correctly all of the key words printed in bold. (SAQ 3.1)

3.2  Describe the causes of late postpartum haemorrhage. (SAQ 3.1)

3.3  Discuss the common types of puerperal infections and their risk factors. (SAQ 3.2)

3.4  Identify the signs and the risk factors for deep vein thrombosis. (SAQ 3.3)

3.5  Define the clinical features of the common puerperal abnormalities, including postpartum mental health problems. (SAQs 3.1 and 3.4)

Study Session 3  The Abnormal Puerperium

3.1  Postpartum haemorrhage