Antepartum haemorrhage

K. Morgan, S. Arulkumaran

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Antepartum haemorrhage is a common event in pregnancy and an important cause of maternal and fetal morbidity and mortality. This article reviews the various aetiologies and sets out a practical and coherent management plan for commonly encountered scenarios. The case of massive obstetric haemorrhage is dealt with in some detail as it is an uncommon event yet demands timely and co-ordinated management.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)81-87
Number of pages7
JournalCurrent Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2003


  • Abruptio placenta
  • Fetal loss
  • Motor vehicle crashes
  • Placenta praevia
  • Pregnancy


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