Suellen Miller

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Obstetric fistula: a preventable tragedy
    Suellen Miller
    Women s Global Health Imperative, University of California San Francisco, 74 New Montgomery Street, Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94105 3444, USA
    J Midwifery Womens Health 50:286-94. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Quality of care in institutionalized deliveries: the paradox of the Dominican Republic
    S Miller
    Women s Global Health Imperative, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 82:89-103; discussion 87-8. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Prevention and treatment of postpartum hemorrhage: new advances for low-resource settings
    Suellen Miller
    Women s Global Health Imperative, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    J Midwifery Womens Health 49:283-92. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Abortion and postabortion care: ethical, legal, and policy issues in developing countries
    Suellen Miller
    Women s Global Health Imperative, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    J Midwifery Womens Health 50:341-3. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Nurses in low resource settings save mothers' lives with non-pneumatic anti-shock garment
    Farah Kausar
    Safe Motherhood Program, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 37:308-16. 2012
  6. pmc Randomized double masked trial of Zhi Byed 11, a Tibetan traditional medicine, versus misoprostol to prevent postpartum hemorrhage in Lhasa, Tibet
    Suellen Miller
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, 50 Beale St, Ste 1200, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    J Midwifery Womens Health 54:133-141.e1. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint How to make consent informed: possible lessons from Tibet
    Suellen Miller
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    IRB 29:7-14. 2007
  8. pmc Positive effects of the non-pneumatic anti-shock garment on delays in accessing care for postpartum and postabortion hemorrhage in Egypt and Nigeria
    Janet Turan
    University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 20:91-8. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Informed Consent in cross-cultural perspective: clinical research in the Tibetan Autonomous Region, PRC
    Vincanne Adams
    Department of Anthropology, History and Social Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Cult Med Psychiatry 31:445-72. 2007
  10. pmc Cross-sectional analysis of factors associated with prior contraceptive use among hospitalized obstetric patients in Kabul, Afghanistan
    Catherine S Todd
    Division of International Health and Cross Cultural Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Contraception 78:249-56. 2008

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Publications32

  1. ncbi request reprint Obstetric fistula: a preventable tragedy
    Suellen Miller
    Women s Global Health Imperative, University of California San Francisco, 74 New Montgomery Street, Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94105 3444, USA
    J Midwifery Womens Health 50:286-94. 2005
    ..Moreover, effective surgical techniques for fistula repair are available in some settings and should be expanded to reach those in need. Midwives can play a key role in the prevention and treatment of this tragic obstetric complication...
  2. ncbi request reprint Quality of care in institutionalized deliveries: the paradox of the Dominican Republic
    S Miller
    Women s Global Health Imperative, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 82:89-103; discussion 87-8. 2003
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Prevention and treatment of postpartum hemorrhage: new advances for low-resource settings
    Suellen Miller
    Women s Global Health Imperative, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    J Midwifery Womens Health 49:283-92. 2004
    ..New directions for clinical and operations research are suggested...
  4. ncbi request reprint Abortion and postabortion care: ethical, legal, and policy issues in developing countries
    Suellen Miller
    Women s Global Health Imperative, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    J Midwifery Womens Health 50:341-3. 2005
    ..The policy has an adverse impact on women's access to safe care. The provision of comprehensive postabortion care, not restricted by the Mexico City Policy, is the key to preventing abortion-related morbidity and mortality...
  5. ncbi request reprint Nurses in low resource settings save mothers' lives with non-pneumatic anti-shock garment
    Farah Kausar
    Safe Motherhood Program, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 37:308-16. 2012
    ....
  6. pmc Randomized double masked trial of Zhi Byed 11, a Tibetan traditional medicine, versus misoprostol to prevent postpartum hemorrhage in Lhasa, Tibet
    Suellen Miller
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, 50 Beale St, Ste 1200, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    J Midwifery Womens Health 54:133-141.e1. 2009
    ..03). The rate of combined outcome was significantly lower among women receiving misoprostol. However, other indices of obstetric hemorrhage were not significantly different...
  7. ncbi request reprint How to make consent informed: possible lessons from Tibet
    Suellen Miller
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    IRB 29:7-14. 2007
  8. pmc Positive effects of the non-pneumatic anti-shock garment on delays in accessing care for postpartum and postabortion hemorrhage in Egypt and Nigeria
    Janet Turan
    University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 20:91-8. 2011
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Informed Consent in cross-cultural perspective: clinical research in the Tibetan Autonomous Region, PRC
    Vincanne Adams
    Department of Anthropology, History and Social Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Cult Med Psychiatry 31:445-72. 2007
    ..The findings suggest greater need for flexibility and cooperation in establishing Informed Consent protocols across cultures and nations...
  10. pmc Cross-sectional analysis of factors associated with prior contraceptive use among hospitalized obstetric patients in Kabul, Afghanistan
    Catherine S Todd
    Division of International Health and Cross Cultural Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Contraception 78:249-56. 2008
    ..This study was conducted to assess prevalence and correlates of prior contraceptive use among hospitalized obstetric patients in Kabul, Afghanistan...
  11. doi request reprint A comparative study of the non-pneumatic anti-shock garment for the treatment of obstetric hemorrhage in Nigeria
    Suellen Miller
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, California 94105, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 107:121-5. 2009
    ..To determine whether the non-pneumatic anti-shock garment (NASG) can improve maternal outcome...
  12. pmc HIV/AIDS stigma and refusal of HIV testing among pregnant women in rural Kenya: results from the MAMAS Study
    Janet M Turan
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences and Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California San Francisco, 50 Beale St, Suite 1200, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    AIDS Behav 15:1111-20. 2011
    ....
  13. pmc Obstetric hemorrhage and shock management: using the low technology Non-pneumatic Anti-Shock Garment in Nigerian and Egyptian tertiary care facilities
    Suellen Miller
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 10:64. 2010
    ....
  14. pmc Can the Non-pneumatic Anti-Shock Garment (NASG) reduce adverse maternal outcomes from postpartum hemorrhage? Evidence from Egypt and Nigeria
    Mohammed Mourad-Youssif
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Reprod Health 7:24. 2010
    ..abstract:..
  15. pmc Comorbidities and lack of blood transfusion may negatively affect maternal outcomes of women with obstetric hemorrhage treated with NASG
    Alison El Ayadi
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e70446. 2013
    ..This underscores the need for multi-system assessment and a comprehensive approach to the treatment of women with pregnancy complications. ..
  16. pmc Comparison of maternal and newborn outcomes of Tibetan and Han Chinese delivering in Lhasa, Tibet
    Suellen Miller
    Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 34:986-93. 2008
    ..To compare maternal and neonatal outcomes of Tibetan and Han Chinese women delivering vaginally at high altitude (3650 meters) in Lhasa, Tibet Autonomous Region, People's Republic of China...
  17. ncbi request reprint The challenge of cross-cultural clinical trials research: case report from the Tibetan Autonomous Region, People's Republic of China
    Vincanne Adams
    Department of Anthropology, History and Social Medicine University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Med Anthropol Q 19:267-89. 2005
    ..It explores strategies of negotiation and translation in and around notions of the scientific method, informed consent procedures, randomization, blinding, placebo, and concepts of medical standardization...
  18. doi request reprint Barriers to adolescents' getting emergency contraception through pharmacy access in California: differences by language and region
    Olivia Sampson
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California San Francisco, CA, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 41:110-8. 2009
    ..Timely access to the method is critical to reduce the rate of unintended pregnancy among adolescents, particularly Latinas...
  19. pmc How perceptions of HIV-related stigma affect decision-making regarding childbirth in rural Kenya
    José S Medema-Wijnveen
    University Medical Centre Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 7:e51492. 2012
    ..We explored relationships between women's perceptions of HIV-related stigma and their attitudes and intentions regarding facility-based childbirth...
  20. pmc Effects of HIV/AIDS on maternity care providers in Kenya
    Janet M Turan
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 37:588-95. 2008
    ..To explore the impact of HIV/AIDS on maternity care providers in labor and delivery in a high HIV-prevalence setting in sub-Saharan Africa...
  21. ncbi request reprint Misoprostol and declining abortion-related morbidity in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: a temporal association
    Suellen Miller
    Women s Global Health Imperative, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of California, San Francisco, California 94105 3444, USA
    BJOG 112:1291-6. 2005
    ..To validate anecdotal reports that abortion-related complications decreased in the Dominican Republic after the introduction of misoprostol into the country...
  22. ncbi request reprint Midwives and postabortion care: experiences, opinions, and attitudes among participants at the 25th Triennial Congress of the International Confederation of Midwives
    Suellen Miller
    Women s Global Health Imperative, School of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, 94105 3444, USA
    J Midwifery Womens Health 47:247-55. 2002
    ..Ensuring that midwives are able to provide such services will help to reduce abortion-related morbidity and mortality...
  23. ncbi request reprint Having a "safe delivery": conflicting views from Tibet
    Vincanne Adams
    Department of Anthropology, History, and Social Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Health Care Women Int 26:821-51. 2005
    ..Our work also provides an example of the benefits and challenges that arise when ethnographic research methods are used to design and implement health care interventions...
  24. pmc The tibetan uterotonic zhi byed 11: mechanisms of action, efficacy, and historical use for postpartum hemorrhage
    Rebecca Lynn Coelius
    School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 50 Beale Street, Suite 1200, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2012:794164. 2012
    ..Discussion. ZB11 and its ingredients are candidates for potentially effective uterotonics, especially in low-resource settings. Further research is warranted to understand the mechanisms of action and synergy between ingredients...
  25. doi request reprint Anti-shock garment in postpartum haemorrhage
    Suellen Miller
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, 50 Beale Street, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 22:1057-74. 2008
    ..Instructions and an algorithm for ASGs in haemorrhage and shock management are included. Much remains unknown about the NASG, a promising intervention for obstetric haemorrhage management...
  26. pmc Combined analysis of the non-pneumatic anti-shock garment on mortality from hypovolemic shock secondary to obstetric hemorrhage
    Alison M El Ayadi
    Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California San Francisco, 50 Beale Street, Suite 1200, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:208. 2013
    ..We sought to generate a summary effect estimate of this intervention by combining data from all previous quasi-experimental studies...
  27. doi request reprint A comparative study of the non-pneumatic anti-shock garment for the treatment of obstetric hemorrhage in Egypt
    Suellen Miller
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 109:20-4. 2010
    ..To assess the impact of the non-pneumatic anti-shock garment (NASG) on maternal outcome following severe obstetric hemorrhage...
  28. pmc Seroprevalence and correlates of HIV, syphilis, and hepatitis B and C virus among intrapartum patients in Kabul, Afghanistan
    Catherine S Todd
    Division of International Health and Cross Cultural Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 8:119. 2008
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Advanced practice clinicians' interest in providing medical abortion: results of a California survey
    Ann C Hwang
    Center for Reproductive Health Research and Policy, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 37:92-7. 2005
    ..Little is known about the characteristics associated with nonphysician clinicians' interest in receiving medical abortion training or their perceptions of barriers to medical abortion provision...
  30. ncbi request reprint Where is the "E" in MCH? The need for an evidence-based approach in safe motherhood
    Suellen Miller
    J Midwifery Womens Health 48:10-8. 2003
    ..Adequate evaluation of intervention effectiveness under real-life conditions in developing countries is an efficient way to identify interventions for large-scale program replication and could speed progress in reducing maternal deaths...
  31. ncbi request reprint A continuum of care model for postpartum hemorrhage
    Stacie E Geller
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Research on Women and Gender, University of Illinois, Chicago College of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Int J Fertil Womens Med 52:97-105. 2007
    ..Such a multifaceted, systematic, contextualized PPH continuum of care approach may have the greatest impact for saving women's lives. This model should be developed and tested to be region-specific...
  32. pmc Antenatal syphilis control: people, programmes, policies and politics
    Sarah Hawkes
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Clinical Research Unit, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, England
    Bull World Health Organ 82:417-23. 2004
    ..Devising strategies to address these potential barriers requires a broad range of skills and approaches some of which are outlined in this paper...

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