KNOWLEDGE AND USE OF MISOPROSTOL IN THE PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF POST PARTUM HAEMORRHAGE AMONG PRIMARY HEALTH CARE WORKERS IN ZARIA METROPOLIS, KADUNA STATE,NIGERIA

ABSTRACT Postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) is the common cause of obstetric haemorrhage and the leading cause of maternal deaths in Nigeria. Injectable uterotonics, which include ergometrine, oxytocin and syntometrine are the conventional drugs used and also remain the first line drug for prevention and treatment of PPH. However, these drugs are heat-sensitive when exposed to hot […]

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