This title is a practical guide to the emergency care of obstetric patients. The book benefits from a uniform format which allows immediate access to the information. Each chapter starts with an action plan to guide readers through what to do in each emergency situation.
Written by ATLS instructors, Managing Obstetric Emergencies is a concise practical guide to the emergency care of obstetric patients. The book benefits from a uniform format which allows immediate access to the information. Each chapter starts with an action plan to guide the readers through exactly what to do in each emergency situation. More detailed background information is then provided in the remainder of the chapter. Incorporating the latest ERC guidelines, this book will be of particular interest to all trainee obstetricians.
Ch 1. RESUSCITATION Airway obstruction Burns Cardiopulmanory resuscitation Neonatal resuscitation Peri-arrest arrhythmias Respiratory emergencies Trauma Ch 2. OBSTETRIC EMERGENCIES Abnormal patterns of labour Abnormal presentations and positions Acute abdominal pain Amniotic fluid embolism Born before arrival Caesarean hysterectomy Caesarean section - complications Cervical stenosis in labour Cord prolapse Destructive operations on the fetus Eclampsia, pre-eclampsia, HELLP, fatty liver and hepatic rupture Female genital mutilation (circumcision) - complications Instrumental delivery - forceps Instrumental delivery - ventouse Intrauterine death Inverted uterus Massive obstetric haemorrhage - antepartum Massive obstetric haemorrhage - DIC Massive obstetric haemorrhage - postpartum Peripartum cardiomyopathy Placenta accreta/percreta Postpartum genital tract trauma Premature labour Puerperal sepsis, septicaemia and septic shock Retained placenta Shoulder dystocia Twins and multiple pregnancies Uterine rupture Ch 3. MEDICAL EMERGENCIES Acute chest pain Acute severe asthma Anaphylaxis Confusion Diabetic emergencies - diabetic ketoacidosis Diabetic emergencies - hypoglycaemia HIV and AIDS Hypertension Hypotension Jehovah's witness patient Loss of consciousness of fitting Magnesium toxicity Oliguria and anuria Sickle cell crisis Spinals and epidurals - high spinal anaesthesia Spinals and epidurals - local anaesthetic toxicity Substance abuse Thromboembolism Transfusion reactions Ch 4. LEGAL ISSUES Consent Risk management Appendix.
Managing Obstetric Emergencies by C. Cox
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