Emergency and Critical Care in Obstetrics covers the management of a variety of emergency obstetric conditions. With essential information on the use of equipment and administering relevant therapies, this book is an ideal source of reference for obstetricians.
Divided into 24 chapters, the book begins with discussion on maternal health and mortality in emergency obstetric services, followed by the practicalities of setting up an intensive care unit and equipment, and the role of fluid and electrolytes in obstetrics. Further chapters cover a range of conditions and situations which require emergency and critical care, from severe pre-eclampsia to renal, cardiac, respiratory and surgical emergencies.
Two chapters cover anaesthesia and analgesia in obstetrics, and discussion on anticoagulation therapies follows the chapter on coagulation disorders and pregnancy. The book concludes with an insightful chapter on intensive care blood component transfusion.
58 images and illustrations enhance important information for obstetricians in this concise guide to emergency and critical care in obstetrics.
- Concise guide to the management of emergency obstetric conditions
- Includes guidance on ICU set-up, anaesthesia, analgesia, therapies and foetal diagnostics
- 58 images and illustrations
Narendra Malhotra MD FICOG FICMCH
Malhotra Nursing and Maternity Home (P) Ltd, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India
Randhir Puri MD
Materno Foetal Medicine Specialist, Malhotra Nursing and Maternity Home (P) Ltd, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India
1. Maternal Mortality in Emergency Obstetrics Services 2. Sudden Maternal Collapse 3. ICU Setup and Equipments 4. Fluid and Electrolytes in Obstetrics 5. Shock and Pregnancy 6. Sepsis in Obstetrics—An Indian Prospective 7. Severe Pre-eclampsia—Hypertensive Emergencies 8. Pre-eclampsia and Eclampsia 9. Obstetric Hemorrhage 10. Metabolic Disorders in Pregnancy 11. Renal Failure and Renal Transplant Patient and Pregnancy 12. Cardiac Emergencies 13. Respiratory Failure in Pregnancy 14. ObstetricAnaesthesia 15. Obstetric Analgesia 16. Surgical Emergencies in Obstetrics 17. Uterine Rupture 18. Peripartum Hysterectomy 19. Postpartum Hemorrhage 20. Fetus as a Patient—Diagnostics and Therapies 21. Trauma in Obstetrics 22. Coagulation Disorders and Pregnancy 23. Anticoagulation Therapy 24. Intensive Care-Blood Component Transfusion Index