Management of Acute Obstetric Emergencies

1st Edition

Female Pelvic Surgery Video Atlas Series


  • Print ISBN 9781416062707

Key Features

  • Case-based presentations and videos, narrated by the authors, take you step by step through a variety of procedures including CPR in pregnancy, techniques for abdominal cerclage, Cesarean hysterectomy, and management of postpartum hemorrhage.
  • Highly illustrated, quick-reference chapters discuss all of the possible diagnoses for which each procedure is indicated.

Case studies describe the clinical history surrounding each case featured in the videos.

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


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About the author

Baha Sibai

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Chairman, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH