A novel approach to managing postpartum hemorrhage

UCSF’s Safe Motherhood Program and colleagues have tested a novel approach to manage postpartum hemorrhage: ‘secondary prevention/early treatment’  using misoprostol to treat only women with above average bleeding.   This study demonstrates secondary prevention/early treatment to be a feasible non-inferior alternative strategy to universally medicating all women who deliver. Read the full article here.

Jen started working as Project Assistant in 2003 in the San Francisco office and is responsible for ensuring the smooth running of the Safe Motherhood Program. She does everything from ordering study supplies to compiling reports to organizing overseas trips for the Directors and international colleagues. In addition to acting as Dr. Miller’s personal assistant, she deals with the mountain of logistical, programmatic and administrative tasks that occur as part of this project.