Unregulated Usage of Labour-Inducing Medication in a Region of Pakistan with Poor Drug Regulatory Control: Characteristics and Risk Patterns
Van den Bergh, R
Prinsloo, J R
Daudi, S M
Njenga, J W
Khilji, T B-U-D
De Plecker, E
Van Overloop, C
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AbstractIn developing countries such as Pakistan, poor training of mid-level cadres of health providers, combined with unregulated availability of labour-inducing medication can carry considerable risk for mother and child during labour. Here, we describe the exposure to labour-inducing medication and its possible risks in a vulnerable population in a conflict-affected region of Pakistan.
PublisherOxford University Press
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