What to beWhat to bedone?done?
Monitor vital signsMonitor vital signs
immediately position a woman flat andimmediately position a woman flat andmassage the uterine fundus to aidmassage the uterine fundus to aidcontractions.contractions.
A need for D & C or suction curettage toA need for D & C or suction curettage toempty the uterus of the material that isempty the uterus of the material that ispreventing it from contracting andpreventing it from contracting andachieving homeostasis.achieving homeostasis.
A transfusion may be necessaryA transfusion may be necessary
Direct replacement of fibrinogen orDirect replacement of fibrinogen oranother clotting factoranother clotting factor