Here is a quick mnemonic/memory aid “MAD DANCER to remember about the Risk Factors For Uterine Atony


⚡Mnemonic⚡: Risk Factors For Uterine Atony

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

Dr. Arin Nandi

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