AMTSL

AcronymDefinition
AMTSLActive Management of the Third Stage of Labor (childbirth)
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A study to compare the efficacy of Misoprostol, Oxytocin, Methyl-ergometrine and Ergometrine-Oxytocin in reducing blood loss in AMTSL. The Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of India 2011;61(4):408-12.
Routine management of third stage of labor was done by AMTSL in both groups according to standard recommendation of third stage of labor by giving2.
To prevent PPH in Rwanda, a comprehensive program was implemented that introduced community-based administration of misoprostol for home births by community health workers, called Animatrices de Sante Maternelle (ASMs), and improved the use of AMTSL for births at health facilities.
Conclusion: AMTSL was associated with statistically significant decrease in the blood loss and shorter duration of third stage of labour.
Instead, the critical component of the AMTSL package appears to be administration of a uterotonic, as reported in a large WHO-directed multicenter clinical trial published in 2012.
By shortening the time between childbirth and placental delivery, AMTSL reduces the mother's blood loss.
* The skills of safe labour practices; use of and interpretation of the partogram, AMTSL, use of uterotonic agents, safe CS, and additional surgical procedures for complicated CS.
Some individual providers have adopted AMTSL or adapted it to their practice realities even though it has not yet been made the standard of care in the institution.
Given that postpartum haemorrhage is the largest cause of maternal death worldwide and that active management of the third stage of labour (AMTSL) is an appropriate and cost-effective practice, POPPHI provides technical and administrative support for the implementation of the Special Initiative with the aim of increasing the use of AMTSL as primary prevention of the most important cause of maternal mortality.
The best preventive strategy is the active management of third stage of labour (AMTSL) which involves administering uterotonic drugs soon after the delivery of anterior shoulder, controlled cord traction and fundal massage.
Dr Cao Ngoc Thanh and Dr Nguyen Vu Quoc Huy from Hue Medical University gave a lecture on the technique of 'Active Management in the Third Stage of Labour' (AMTSL) to the workshop participants.
Although study on placental transfusion rate and uterine contraction, effect of gravity on placental transfusion, distribution of blood between fetus and placenta after birth, necessity of clamping and dividing cord influence of breast feeding and nipple stimulation on post-partum uterine activity and AMTSL to prevent P.