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June 4, 1892

POST PARTUM HÆMORRHAGE.Read before the Milwaukee Medical Societv, May 10. 1892.

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OF MILWAUKEE, WIS.

JAMA. 1892;XVIII(23):703-705. doi:10.1001/jama.1892.02411270011001d

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Abstract

Perhaps I should apologize to the society for bringing before them a subject which at first sight seems so simple; but post partem hæmorrhage does not come under our hands', fortunately, very often, but when we do encounter it, it is a condition that needs immediate attention, and no delaying or expectant plan whatsoever. I therefore bring up the subject more for discussion than for any intrinsic value that the paper may have to the society. It has been my fortune during a practice of thirteen years in this city to meet with but few cases of post partem hæmorrhage. Of course we often meet with cases that are of a slight character, which after a thorough massage of the uterus, or a good free injection of hot water, stop within a short time. But I refer to cases where the hæmorrhage is particularly severe. The only really serious case

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