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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 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 PhD 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. See Educator Profile


51 Total Rating(s)
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Gregory Turner
14 Jan 2020

Interesting lecture. Some of the abbreviations for procedures is new to me and could have been explained.

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Tricia Weickhardt
28 Nov 2019

Poor sound quality but very informative

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Nicole jerome
25 May 2019

clinical skills need to be kept up-to-date as policy and procedures change continuously. what we are taught when we first graduate can differ greatly many years down the track. this course has given me more insite into PPH and how best to manage it.

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Haylee Quinn
23 May 2019

Great lecture.

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Justine Pollitt
22 May 2019

Really great logically presented information, helpful in terms of working together as multi disciplinary team.

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Natalie Taylor-Rose
16 May 2019

Very informative and in depth. Audio quality could have been better however the presenter was clear and easy to follow.

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Jacqueline Henshaw
14 May 2019


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Lynette Banks
10 May 2019

Very in depth lecture

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Marie Howells
10 May 2019

Poor sound quality but still very good

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Caroline Robins
07 May 2019

Interesting topic but speaker was very rushed in her talk.