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Table 4 Management of postpartum haemorrhage

From: Clinical performance and patient outcome after simulation-based training in prevention and management of postpartum haemorrhage: an educational intervention study in a low-resource setting

  Before training, n (%) n = 93 After training, n (%) n = 103 P value
Uterotonic drugs
 Oxytocin, 10 IU 40 (43.0) 63 (61.2) 0.04
 Ergometrine, 0.2 mg 12 (12.9) 18 (17.5) 0.49
 None 1 (1.1) 4 (3.9) 0.38
 Other 34 (36.6) 18 (17.5) 0.001
 Missing 6 (6.5) 0 (0)  
Uterine massage 75 (80.6) 93 (90.3) 0.19
 Missing 6 (6.5) 2 (1.9)  
Examination of perineum, vagina, episiotomy 48 (51.6) 66 (64.1) 0.16
 Missing 6 (6.5) 2 (1.9)  
Bimanual uterine compression 11 (11.8) 20 (19.4) 0.22
 Missing 7 (7.5) 0 (0)  
Hysterectomy 3 (3.2) 3 (2.9) 0.99
 Missing 7 (7.5) 0 (0)  
Units of blood given <24 h
 No blood given 56 (60.2) 59 (57.3) 0.26
 1 unit 23 (24.7) 28 (27.2) 0.95
  ≥ 2 units 6 (6.5) 15 (14.6) 0.10
 Missing 8 (8.6) 1 (0.9)