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Methods for blood loss estimation after vaginal birth

  1. Virginia Diaz*,
  2. Edgardo Abalos,
  3. Guillermo Carroli

Editorial Group: Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group

Published Online: 18 FEB 2014

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010980


How to Cite

Diaz V, Abalos E, Carroli G. Methods for blood loss estimation after vaginal birth (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD010980. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010980.

Author Information

  1. Centro Rosarino de Estudios Perinatales (CREP), Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina

*Virginia Diaz, Centro Rosarino de Estudios Perinatales (CREP), Moreno 878, 6to piso, Rosario, Santa Fe, S2000DKR, Argentina. vir.diazrosario@gmail.com.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 18 FEB 2014

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