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Lecture Overview

There are many famous women throughout history that all have one thing in common... dying during childbirth. A look back at history reveals that childbirth is still one of the most dangerous activities a woman can undertake in her lifetime. Postpartum haemorrhage is accountable for a surprisingly large number of deaths still today. How many? Join Dr Julie Lee for this interprofessional perspective on PPH and what the future holds...


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Julie Lee

Dr Julie Lee (AAGM, BPharm, MBBS, FANZCA) is a staff specialist anaesthetist at The Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (RBWH) and senior lecturer at The University of Queensland. Her special research interests include regional anaesthesia, airway management, and obstetric anaesthesia. She is currently undertaking a Doctorate of Philosophy on Rotational Thromboelastometry (ROTEM®) in obstetrics and has facilitated workshops and published on this topic. She is also a working party member of the Queensland Clinical Guidelines for Primary Postpartum Haemorrhage. In 2016, she was awarded the National Blood Authority Early Career Research Grant and was awarded the Australian Society of Anaesthetists (ASA) Kevin McCaul Prize for the best paper on obstetric anaesthesia in 2017.




24 Total Rating(s)

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Fleur Harlock
01 Mar 2019

The audio was difficult to listen to due to poor quality sound. I would have liked to go more into the action of the drugs used in PPH.

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Maura Penn
17 Feb 2019

Good overview with a medical slant.

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Emily Wilson
13 Feb 2019

Very informative - interesting inclusion about new technology available such as Rotem

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Renae Pegg
30 Jan 2019

Echo made it difficult to listen to.

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Karinda Serpanchy
16 Nov 2018

Reinforced knowledge. Thanks

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Debbie Moon
15 Nov 2018

clear and precise informative

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Shannon Fox
28 Oct 2018


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Pen Wilson
17 Sep 2018

Excellent and current information

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Susan K March
15 Aug 2018

Good presentation with clearly written slides to reflect spoken word.

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Leesa Weber
14 Aug 2018

Quick review of statistics and treatment of PPH