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Management of Acute Obstetric Emergencies

Female Pelvic Surgery Video Atlas Series

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.


Hardbound, 208 Pages

Published: April 2011

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4160-6270-7


    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


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