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Parent Hemorrhage Control in Childbirth

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1 Fundal massage is a skill that EMTs can perform to assist in the reduction or cessation of post-partum hemorrhage.

True
False

2 If fundal massage is unable to relieve your patient's profuse vaginal bleeding following childbirth, it is appropriate to pack the vagina with sterile dressings to put pressure on the source of the bleed.

True
False

3 Paramedics in some areas of the country carry medications that can help manage post-partum hemorrhage.

True
False

4 Your patient gave birth 30 minutes ago to a healthy infant and has not stopped bleeding from the vagina. Your last blood pressure was 72/46 and your patient has pale, cool skin signs and is only rousable to noxious stimuli. You have determined that she is in shock and are transporting her with lights and sirens to the closest ER. Your partner asks you if the treatment for shock changes because of the nature of your patient (i.e. that she just gave birth). Your response is

"Yes, we need to contact the base hospital for advanced direction"
"No, the treatment for shock does not change."

5 The tearing of the perineum is a common complication during childbirth and should be cared for in the same manner as any other bleeding.

True
False


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Authors Josh Hantke
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Created October 25, 2021 by Josh Hantke
Modified March 1, 2023 by Felipe Schenone
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