Safety Training for Obstetric Emergencies - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323696722, 9780323697200

Safety Training for Obstetric Emergencies

1st Edition

The OB F.A.S.T Approach

Author: Giancarlo Mari
Paperback ISBN: 9780323696722
eBook ISBN: 9780323697200
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 13th June 2019
Page Count: 210

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Developed to improve patient safety during labor and delivery, the OB F.A.S.T. (Obstetrical Feasible Approach to Safety Training) simulation program is a proven, award-winning resource is designed for all members of the interdisciplinary obstetrics team to use together. Written by Dr. Giancarlo Mari, who developed the program and currently trains providers around the U.S. and the world, this volume helps teams strengthen their common knowledge of obstetric emergencies. This knowledge is then applied to rehearse emergencies together and prepare team members to provide a safe labor and delivery experience for every mother and child.

Table of Contents

1 Teamwork Training: Basic Concepts
2 Checklists in Obstetrics
3 Delivery Room Management of a Preterm Infant
4 Cardiac Arrest in Pregnancy
5 Respiratory Distress
6 Anesthesia Complications
7 Obstetric Ultrasound
8 Intrapartum Fetal Monitoring
9 Shoulder Dystocia
10 Operative Vaginal Delivery
11 Vaginal Breech Delivery
12 Breech Extraction of a Second Twin
13 Umbilical Cord Prolapse
14 Antepartum Hemorrhage
15 Vasa Previa
16 Uterine Rupture
17 Postpartum Hemorrhage
18 Blood Transfusion
19 Uterine Inversion
20 Hypertensive Urgency and Eclampsia
21 Sepsis
22 Diabetic Ketoacidosis
23 Thyroid Storm
24 Pheochromocytoma in Pregnancy
25 Amniotic Fluid Embolism
26 Myasthenia Gravis
27 Autonomic Dysreflexia
28 Trauma in Pregnancy
29 Pregnancies in Challenging Locations


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About the Author

Giancarlo Mari