Expecting Trouble: Early Warnings and Rapid Responses in Maternal Medical Care, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Expecting Trouble

Early Warnings and Rapid Responses in Maternal Medical Care, 1st Edition

Edited by Lauren A. Plante

CRC Press

176 pages | 15 B/W Illus.

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Description

This practical resource has easily accessed emergency management plans to deal with critical conditions in obstetric care, in which maternal health or life is threatened. Decision algorithms and summary boxes are featured throughout for ease of reading.

Table of Contents

Introduction. Rapid response teams. Maternal early warning systems in Obstetrics. Shock. Severe hypertension. Arrhythmia. Chest pain. Hypoxemia. Dyspnea. Oliguria. Seizures. Acute mental status change. Fever. Obstetric hemorrhage I: A trimester-based approach to antepartum hemorrhage. Obstetric haemorrhage II: Postpartum hemorrhage. Acute abdomen. Trauma. Maternal resuscitation. Perimortem Cesarean delivery.

About the Editor

Lauren A. Plante, MD, MPH, is a professor of both obstetrics & gynecology and anesthesiology, and a subspecialist in maternal-fetal medicine at Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA. She is additionally credentialed in critical care medicine and has published on the intersection of maternal-fetal medicine and critical care.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED000000
MEDICAL / General
MED026000
MEDICAL / Emergency Medicine
MED029000
MEDICAL / Family & General Practice
MED033000
MEDICAL / Gynecology & Obstetrics