Shock Index: An Effective Predictor of Adverse Outcomes from Postpartum Hemorrhage

A New article in the British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology (BJOG) by UCSF Safe Motherhood Program and King’s College London finds Shock Index is a Superior Predictor of Adverse Outcomes in PPH.

Read “Shock index: an effective predictor of outcome in postpartum haemorrhage?” here.


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.