Bleeding at and after caesarean section kills mothers, particularly in low resource countries. This presentation addresses the epidemiology, diagnosis and management of PPH at CS. The presentation was made at the Jhpiego PPH CoP Virtual Annual Meeting on the 23rd July 2020. The presenters are Arri Coomarasamy and John Varallo, and the chair is Augustino Hellar.
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Bowel injury during gynaecological operation: an essential lesson of the MRCOG exam. What are the risk factors? What are the complications? How should you diagnose and manage a small and large bowel injury? When should you use primary repair, resection and repair or a stoma? What post-operative care is needed? Find out the answers to this this and other questions in this video. Visit www.acecourses.co.uk for MRCOG resources.This video is based on the best-selling O&G book: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Gynecologic-.... All royalties from this book go to the Charity Ammalife to support healthcare providers in low-income countries.
Contraception after pregnancy in 10 questions and answers: an Essential MRCOG lesson by ACE Courses (www.acecourses.co.uk). Find the answers to many questions around the use of contraception just after child birth, including: when does a women need emergency contraception after childbirth? which emergency contraceptives are safe after childbirth in breastfeeding women? what regular contraceptions are available to breastfeeding women? can combined oral contraceptives be used in breastfeeding women? When can you use copper IUD after childbirth? Can DMPA be used after childbirth?
The Fetal Medicine Foundation webinar, organised by the legend Professor Kypros Nicolaides, was attended by over 7000 delegates from 154 countries. In this lecture, you can hear Professor Arri Coomarasamy discuss the role of progesterone hormone for the prevention miscarriages. What is evidence for effectiveness and safety? What does the totality of evidence, summarised in a meta-analysis show? Which progesterone, what dose, what regimen? This video has the answers! It also covers the two landmark trials on the subject, the PROMISE and PRISM trials, both of which were published in the New England Journal of Medicine. [...]
An MRCOG lesson on hereditary gynaecological cancers (BRCA1, BRCA2, RAD51C, RAD51D, BRIP1, Lynch syndrome, Bowden syndrome and Peutz-Jeghers syndrome). An essential lesson for MRCOG.
The PRISM trial is the largest ever randomised trial in miscarriage prevention; it recruited more than 4000 women from 48 hospitals in the UK. It evaluated the effects of progesterone hormone in women with early pregnancy bleeding. Overall, there was a 3% increase in live birth rate with progesterone, compared with placebo, but the finding was associated with some statistical uncertainty (RR 1.03, 95% CI 1.00 to 1.07, p = 0.08). However, a clear benefit was found for women with the dual risk factors of early pregnancy bleeding and a history of (any number of) previous miscarriages (RR = 1.09, [...]
Respiratory physiology in pregnancy for the MRCOG exam. A 'sort-out' MRCOG lesson by ACE Courses. What respiratory variable go up, come down or remain the same during pregnancy, compared with pre-pregnancy state? An important MRCOG lesson from ACE Courses.
Haematological changes in pregnancy for the MRCOG exam. What haematological changes occur during pregnancy? What variables go up, go down or remain the same? Why? A key MRCOG mini-lecture by Professor Arri Coomarasamy.
Cardiovascular changes in pregnancy for the MRCOG exam. What cardiac variable go up, go down or remain the same in pregnancy compared with the pre-pregnancy state? Why? What are normal cardiac examination and ECG findings in pregnancy? Key MRCOG mini-lecture by Professor Arri Coomarasamy.
MRCOG lesson: Renal physiology in pregnancy. What renal function variables go up, go down or remain the same in pregnancy as pre-pregnancy state? And why? What happens to urea, creatinine, glomerular filtration rate and creatinine clearance in pregnancy? Find out from this mini-MRCOG lecture.