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Circumferential Abdominal-Pelvic Pressure Device for Postpartum Hemorrhage

Mark Hauswald, Nancy Kerr, and David Wachter of Global Health Partnerships and the University of New Mexico in the U.S. will work with care providers in Nepal to evaluate their use and acceptance of inexpensive devices constructed of local materials that decrease blood flow to the pelvic organs for treating post-partum hemorrhage, a major cause of maternal morbidity and mortality in the developing world.

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