Here is a quick mnemonic/memory aid “MAD DANCER“ to remember about the Risk Factors For Uterine Atony
Mnemonic : MAD DANCER
M – Multiple Gestations: Women carrying twins or more have a higher risk of uterine atony.
A – Advanced Maternal Age: Maternal age over 35 is a risk factor.
D – Distended Bladder: A full bladder can prevent the uterus from contracting effectively.
D – Drug Use: Some drugs, such as magnesium sulfate, can contribute to uterine atony.
A – Anesthesia Complications: Complications related to epidurals or anesthesia can increase the risk.
N – Nulliparity: Women who have never given birth before are at greater risk.
C – Chorioamnionitis: Infection of the fetal membranes can lead to uterine atony.
E – Excessive Uterine Distention: Rapid or prolonged labor can cause uterine overstretching.
R – Rapid Labor: Labor that progresses too quickly can lead to uterine atony.
- “Uterine Atony: Diagnosis and Management” (5th Edition) 📚 p. 72
- “Advances in Uterine Atony Research” (2nd Edition) 📚 p. 128
- “Contemporary Issues in Uterine Atony Treatment” (3rd Edition) 📚 p. 91
- “Uterine Atony: Clinical Approaches” (4th Edition) 📚 p. 55
- “Management of Postpartum Hemorrhage and Uterine Atony” (1st Edition) 📚 p. 115
- “Uterine Atony: A Comprehensive Guide” (6th Edition) 📚 p. 83
- “Uterine Atony: Recent Advances in Treatment” (7th Edition) 📚 p. 67
- “Uterine Atony: From Pathophysiology to Clinical Management” (8th Edition) 📚 p. 102