Severe Acute Maternal Morbidity

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JP Medical Ltd, 2011 - Medical - 252 pages
The book opens with an overview of ‘Severe acute maternal morbidity’: Incidence, issues and challenges in diagnosis, standard of care, near-miss audit, communication and medicolegal implications. The chapters that follow elaborate on specific issues relating to obstetric near misses. Near-miss situations are not far and few in actual practice; they are everyday occurrences. The case situations presented in this book bring to focus, the highly emergent and stressful nature of obstetric near misses. In each case, the management and outcome are described, followed by take-home messages—the blueprint for action. This book with the many real-life situations is a timely addition to the obstetric literature and will certainly help to improve the obstetric care in the institutions. It is a must read for all categories of obstetric care providers—doctors, nurses, midwives, nursing assistants and hospital administrators. Lessons can be extracted from these examples to increase patient and community awareness regarding the challenges the obstetric team faces.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1
1
Chapter 12
87
Chapter 13
95
Chapter 14
111
Chapter 15
115
Chapter 16
119
Chapter 17
123
Chapter 18
135
Chapter 20
153
Chapter 21
161
Chapter 22
167
Chapter 23
183
Chapter 24
197
Chapter 25
205
Index
213
Copyright

Chapter 19
143

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