Causes of Postpartum Hemorrhage Nursing Mnemonic


4 T’s

  • T-Tone
  • T-Trauma
  • T-Tissue
  • T-Thrombin


Tone: uterine atony is the inability of the uterus to contract and may lead to continuous bleeding (most common). Trauma: Injury to the birth canal during delivery. Tissue: retention of tissue from the placenta or fetus. Thrombin: Bleeding disorders (coagulopathies) – the most dangerous being DIC

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