FIGO Guidelines Recommend LifeWrap

The International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) has expanded its guidelines to include the NASG for treatment of hypovolemic shock secondary to obstetric hemorrhage. This recommendation demonstrates its confidence in the NASG by summarizing the published scientific trial results, outlining protocols for clinical use, and suggesting guidelines for national implementation.

Read more about the guidelines at Non-pneumatic anti-shock garment to stabilize women with hypovolemic shock secondary to obstetric hemorrhage.

Emma Rouda is an MPH graduate student at University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health studying Maternal and Child Health. Emma worked in Zambia on the NASG cluster trials as well as supporting other research and dissemination of the results of the Zambia and Zimbabwe combined results. She assisted with the startup of Beyond Repair, an obstetric fistula study set in Uganda. Emma is currently conducting a secondary data analysis on over 1600 cases of women with severe hypovolemic shock to explore the relationship of comorbidities to maternal mortality.