Management of Acute Obstetric Emergencies

Female Pelvic Surgery Video Atlas Series


  • Baha Sibai, MD, Professor and Chairman, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH

Management Acute of Obstetric Emergencies, by Baha M. Sibai, MD, is the ideal way to enhance your skills in this key area of obstetrics. In this volume in the Female Pelvic Surgery Video Atlas Series, edited by Mickey Karram, MD, detailed discussions and illustrations, case studies, and video footage clarify how to most effectively anticipate and perform a variety of emergency procedures and manage complications. Supplemental video presentations take you step by step through high-risk obstetrical emergencies including evaluation and management of hemorrhaging (antepartum, intrapartum, and postpartum), managing maternal cardiac arrest, and more.
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Book information

  • Published: April 2011
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4160-6270-7

Table of Contents

  1. Epidemiology of Acute Obstetric Emergencies
  2. Acute Changes in Fetal Heart Rate Tracing: When it Becomes an Emergency
  3. Evaluation and Management of Antepartum and Intrapartum Hemorrhage
  4. Evaluation and Management of Postpartum Hemorrhage
  5. Amniotic Fluid Embolism
  6. Pulmonary Embolism in Pregnancy
  7. Peripartum Cardiomyopathy and Pulmonary Edema
  8. Management of Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock
  9. Management of Hypertensive Crisis Including Stroke
  10. Management of Eclampsia
  11. Subcapsular Liver Hematoma
  12. Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  13. Thyroid Storm in Pregnancy
  14. Cardiorespiratory Arrest and Cardiorespiratory Resuscitation in Pregnancy
  15. Indications and Techniques for Transcervical and Abdominal Cerclage
  16. Techniques and Complications of Planned and Emergency Cesarean Section
  17. Avoiding and Managing Lower Urinary Tract Injury During Vaginal and Abdominal Deliveries


1-1. PowerPoint Discussion of Epidemiology of Acute Obstetric Emergencies

    2-1. PowerPoint Discussion of a Variety of Fetal Heart Rate Tracings

    3-1. PowerPoint Discussion of How to Evaluate and Manage Intrapartum and Antepartum Hemorrhage

    4-1. PowerPoint Discussion of Protocols and Review of Management of Postpartum Hemorrhage

    4-2. Techniques and Equipment Required to Manage Uterine Inversion

    4-3. Techniques of Balloon Tamponade for Postpartum Hemorrhage

    4-4. Technique for How Best to Perform a Cesarean Hysterectomy

    5-1. PowerPoint Discussion of Amniotic Fluid Embolism

    7-1. PowerPoint Discussion of the Diagnosis and Management of Pulmonary Edema and Peripartum Cardiomyopathy

    10-1. PowerPoint Discussion of Evaluation and Management of a Patient with Eclampsia

    10-2. Discussion with Dr. Sibai on Emergent Management of a Woman Presenting with an Eclamptic Seizure

    11-1. PowerPoint Discussion on the Diagnoses and Management of Subcapsular Liver Hematoma

    12-1. PowerPoint Discussion of Appropriate Management of Diabetic Ketoacidosis

    12-2. Discussion with Dr. Sibai on Acute Management of a Patient with Diabetic Ketoacidosis

    13-1. PowerPoint Discussion of Management of Thyroid Storm

    13-2. Discussion with Dr. Sibai on Acute Management of a Patient with Thyroid Storm

    14-1. PowerPoint Discussion of Cardiorespiratory Arrest and Resuscitation in Pregnancy

    14-2. A Step-by-Step Video Demonstration of How to Manage a Pregnant Patient who Develops Cardiorepiratory Arrest

    15-1. Techniques for Performance of McDonald Cervical Cerclage

    15-2. Robotic Abdominal Cerclage Placement

    16-1. Techniques for Performing Cesarean Section with Discussion of Management of Potential Complications

    17-1. Cadaveric Dissection Demonstrating Bladder Anatomy and the Anatomy of the Lower Ureter

    17-2. How to Perform an Intentional Cystotomy with Visualization and Inspection of the Inside of the Bladder and Passage of Ureteral Stents