Heart disease is currently the leading cause of maternal mortality in developed countries and is expected to increase further due to advanced maternal age and conditions such as type 2 diabetes. Maternal Cardiac Care: A Guide to Managing Pregnant Women with Heart Disease is an up-to-date, multidisciplinary resource for physicians and advanced practice nurses caring for pregnant patients with a variety of preexisting and emerging cardiac issues.
UNIT I: NORMAL PREGNANCY
1. PHYSIOLOGIC CHANGES IN PREGNANCY THAT AFFECT CARDIAC PATIENTS
2. THE CARDIAC PHYSICAL EXAM IN PREGNANCY
3. OBSTETRIC CARE FOR THE NON-OBSTETRICIAN
UNIT II: PREGNANCY IN WOMEN WITH HEART DISEASE
4. PRE-PREGNANCY COUNSELING
5. CARDIAC CONDITIONS THAT MAY AFFECT PREGNANCY
6. OBSTETRICAL EVENTS THAT AFFECT CARDIAC PATIENTS
7. MANAGING CARDIAC CONDITIONS DURING PREGNANCY, LABOR, AND DELIVERY
UNIT III: SPECIFIC CARDIAC CONDITIONS ENCOUNTERED IN PREGNANT WOMEN
8. PERIPARTUM CARDIOMYOPATHY
9. ENDOCARDITIS DURING PREGNANCY
10. ARRHYTHMIAS DURING PREGNANCY
11. FETAL TACHYCARDIA
UNIT IV: PHARMACOLOGY
12. PHARMACOLOGY DURING PREGNANCY: AN OVERVIEW
13. THE USE OF CARDIAC DRUGS DURING PREGNANCY
14. ANTICOAGULATION DURING PREGNANCY
15. CARDIAC EFFECTS OF DRUGS COMMONLY USED IN OBSTETRICS
UNIT V: ANESTHESIA
16. CARDIAC EFFECTS OF ANESTHETIC AGENTS THAT MAY BE USED IN LABOR AND DELIVERY
Kristin Burkhalter, MD; Andrea Girnius, MD
17. ANESTHESIA FOR CARDIAC PATIENTS DURING LABOR AND DELIVERY
Jay Conhaim, MD; Andrea Girnius, MD
18. ANESTHESIA FOR NON-OBSTETRIC PROCEDURES DURING PREGNANCY
Helen Pappas, MD; Andrea Girnius, MD
UNIT VI: EVALUATION AND INTERVENTION FOR CARDIAC CONDITIONS DURING PREGNANCY
19. CARDIAC TESTING DURING PREGNANCY
20. CARDIAC INTERVENTION DURING PREGNANCY
21. CARDIAC SURGERY DURING PREGNANCY
Maternal Cardiac Care: A Guide to Managing Pregnant Women with Heart Disease
J. Michael Smith, MD; John Wilson, MD
22. CARDIAC ARREST DURING PREGNANCY
UNIT VII: THE MANAGEMENT TEAM AND THE MANAGEMENT PLAN
23. THE MATERNAL CARDIAC CARE TEAM AND THE MATERNAL CARDIAC CARE FACILITY
24. ASSESMENT OF MATERNAL RISK AND ASSESSMENT OF FETAL RISK
25. THE MANAGEMENT PLAN
26. NURSING CONSIDERATIONS
Jane C. Whalen, DNP(c), MSN, RN, CCRN, CCNS-CSC
UNIT VIII: MISCELLANEOUS
27. BREAST FEEDING
29. TERMINATION OF PREGNANCY
30. INFERTILITY TREATMENT
31. GENETIC COUNSELING
Erin Miller; John Wilson, MD
32. SUBSTANCE ABUSE IN PREGNANCY
33. THE PLACENTA
Helen Jones, MD
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Dr. Wilson is a cardiologist/electrophysiologist who has practiced clinical electrophysiology for 30 years. For many years he was the director of electrophysiology and section head of cardiology at Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati. He is board certified in cardiology and electrophysiology, and he trained in both at the Cleveland Clinic. He has a long-standing interest in obstetrics.
Dr. Schnettler is a board-certified maternal-fetal medicine specialist and director of the TriHealth Center for Maternal Cardiac and Critical Care. His research and clinical focus lie in deepening the underlying physiologic adaptation to pregnancy among women with cardiac and critical illness.
Dr. Lubert is an Assistant Professor of Paediatrics at the University of Cincinnati and a board-certified adult congenital cardiologist practicing at Cincinnati Children's Hospital. He staffs the pregnancy clinics at the University of Cincinnati's Cardiac Care in Pregnancy Clinic and the Good Samaritan Hospital's Center for Maternal Cardiac Care clinic.
Assistant Professor Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Dr. Veldtman is an Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ACHD) specialist, previously Director of the University of Cincinnati ACHD program and Fontan Management clinic. He now leads the ACHD program in Riyadh King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center
Adult Congenital Heart Disease, KFSH&RC Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Dr. Girnius is a practicing board-certified anesthesiologist who is fellowship trained in both cardiac and obstetric anesthesiology. She completed her training at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and at the University of Cincinnati, and currently, she practices at the University of Cincinnati. Her primary clinical and academic focus lies in the safe obstetric and anesthetic care of pregnant women with cardiac disease. She is the primary anesthesiologist for the University of Cincinnati’s Cardiac Care in Pregnancy Clinic.
Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology University of Cincinnati Medical Center Department of Anesthesiology
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