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Simulation

Uterine Atony

Obstetric Surgical Skills Series

Learning Objectives

By the end of this simulation, you will be able to:

  • List the most common risk factors for postpartum hemorrhage
  • Effectively communicate the critical tasks that should be performed when this complication occurs
  • Explain correct medications and interventions that should be undertaken to control a postpartum hemorrhage
  • Demonstrate how to effectively communicate during a delivery complicated by postpartum hemorrhage

Simulation

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Updated June 7, 2019