Critical Care Obstetrics

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George R. Saade, Michael R. Foley, Jeffrey P. Phelan, Gary A. Dildy
John Wiley & Sons, Oct 19, 2010 - Medical - 760 pages
Critical Care Obstetrics provides expert clinical guidance throughout on how you can maximize the chances of your patient and her baby surviving trauma.

In this stimulating text, internationally recognized experts guide you through the most challenging situations you as an obstetrician are likely to face, enabling you to skillfully:

  • Recognize conditions early-on which might prove life threatening
  • Implement immediate life-saving treatments in emergency situations
  • Maximize the survival prospects of both the mother and her fetus

The fifth edition of this popular book will help you keep your composure in high risk clinical situations, making it an invaluable resource for any healthcare professional responsible for the care and management of pregnant women and their unborn children.


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Organizing an Obstetric Critical Care Unit
MaternalFetal Blood Gas Physiology 53 20 Cardiac Disease 256 Michael R Foley Roxann Rokey Michael A Belfort
Neonatal Resuscitation 108 23 Severe Acute Asthma 327 Michael A Belfort Melissa Herbst
Ventilator Management in Critical Illness 124 24 Acute Lung Injury and Acute Respiratory Distress
Blood Component Replacement 165 William C Mabie
Dialysis 188 27 Acute Pancreatitis
Cardiopulmonary Bypass 196 28 Acute Renal Failure
NonInvasive Monitoring 207 29 Acute Fatty Liver of Pregnancy
Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura Hemolytic 44 Fetal Effects of Drugs Commonly Used in Critical Care
Endocrine Emergencies 425 with Cardiac Disease
Complications of Preeclampsia 438 46 The Organ Transplant Patient in the Obstetric Critical Care
Anaphylactoid Syndrome of Pregnancy Amniotic Fluid Calla Holmgren James Scott
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Antiphospholipid 48 Acute Psychiatric Conditions in Pregnancy
Fetal Surgery Procedures and Associated Maternal
Overdose Poisoning and Envenomation During 51 Pregnancy in Women with Complicated Diabetes
Hypovolemic and Cardiac Shock 559 52 Biological Chemical and Radiological Attacks

Sickle Cell Crisis 391 42 Anaphylactic Shock in Pregnancy
Disseminated Intravascular Coagulopathy 400 43 Fetal Considerations in the Critically Ill Gravida

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MICHAEL A. BELFORT MD, PhD, Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, USA

GEORGE R. SAADE MD, Professor, Obstetrics andGynecology Maternal-Fetal Medicine Branch, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA

MICHAEL R. FOLEY MD, Chief Medical Officer, Scottsdale Healthcare System; Clinical Professor, Department of OB/GYN, University of Arizona Medical School, Tucson, AZ, USA

JEFFRY P. PHELAN MD, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Citrus Valley Medical Center, West Covina, CA, USA

GARY A. DILDY III MD, Professor, Section of Maternal- Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, LSU Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine in New Orleans, New Orleans, LA, USA

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