uterine massage


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uterine massage

Massage of the uterus. It may be performed after childbirth in order to reduce postpartum bleeding.
See also: massage
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Cord traction was applied but uterine massage was not performed.
The placenta was delivered by controlled cord traction and uterine massage was not performed.
Both Abdel-Aleem (28) and Butwick et al (18) comment that uterine massage and/ or cord traction must be considered as contributing or confounding factors when the effects of oxytocin are evaluated.
However, the available data suggests that slow, small boluses of oxytocin in combination with uterine massage are likely to be effective.