OB Hemorrhage Toolkit
The CMQCC OB Hemorrhage Expert Task Force, co-chaired by David Lagrew, MD and Audrey Lyndon, PhD, RN, has developed an Obstetric (OB) Hemorrhage Toolkit, "Improving Health Care Response to Obstetric Hemorrhage" released in July 2010 as a resource for health care providers to improve readiness, recognition, response and reporting of hemorrhage. Obstetric hemorrhage is a leading cause of pregnancy-related morbidity and mortality but has major opportunities for improved outcomes.
The toolkit has four sections:
You can download the complete toolkit (.pdf, 26.2MB) or individual sections (including individual Best Practices). To download a file to your computer, click on the link below. You will be directed to page that lists the title of the section or article(s); select "Download" next to the title of interest. You will see a pop-up window: "You have chosen to open..."; you can open the .pdf document using the default (typically Adobe Acrobat Reader) or save the file to your computer. The Obstetric Hemorrhage Toolkit is available as a single downloadable .pdf (26.2MB).
OB Hemorrhage Collaborative
Profile in Improvement