Would recording family history of postpartum haemorrhage make any difference?BMJ 2014; 349 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g6209 (Published 14 October 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g6209
- Shashikant L Sholapurkar, obstetrician and gynaecologist1
- 1Royal United Hospital, Bath, UK
Oberg and colleagues’ study on the genetic contribution to the common condition of postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) analysed 466 686 births using elaborate statistical modelling.1 Did this study have a “control” group, or was one not needed? Did this study analyse births without PPH and show a lack of “familial clustering of PPH” in these?
The size of the increased risk of PPH with different …
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