Learning Outcomes

When you have studied this session, you should be able to:

  • Describe the predisposing factors for uterine rupture and explain why multiparous women are at greater risk than first-time mothers.
  • Describe the warning signs and clinical features of uterine rupture and the common complications that result from it.
  • Explain how you would perform life-saving interventions for women with a ruptured uterus, and what actions you would take to reduce the risk of uterine rupture during labour.
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