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Susmita Chatterjee, Anupam Sarkar, Krishna D Rao
BACKGROUND: Postpartum heammorrhage (PPH), defined as blood loss greater than or equal to 500 ml within 24 hours after birth, is the leading cause of maternal deaths globally and in India. Misoprostol is an important option for PPH management in setting where oxytocin (the gold standard for PPH prevention and treatment) in not available or not feasible to use. For the substantial number of deliveries which take place at home or at lower level heatlh facilities in India, misoprostol pills can be adminstered to prevent PPH...
2016: PloS One
Joseph Westermeyer, Sean Nugent
PURPOSE OF THE PAPER. The purpose of this paper is to study the relationship between religiosity and psychosocial adjustment in a group of Asian refugees from Laos. SUMMARY OF METHODS UTILIZED. Subjects consisted of 100 adult Hmong refugees from Laos who had relocated one decade earlier to Minnesota. At the time of the interview, about 80% remained in Minnesota; the remainder were interviewed in their respective communities. Five measures of religiosity were operationalized: Religious Belief (animism versus monotheism); recent Religious Practice (present/absent in previous monthrpar;; Religious Conversion lpar;present/absent in the U...
1994: Asian American and Pacific Islander Journal of Health
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