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Managing Obstetric Emergencies and Trauma

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  • Page extent: 396 pages
  • Size: 297 x 210 mm
  • Weight: 1.2 kg

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 (ISBN-13: 9781904752219)

The Managing Obstetric Emergencies and Trauma (MOET) course teaches the practical skills and procedures needed to save the mother and fetus in life-threatening circumstances. The Managing Obstetric Emergencies and Trauma (MOET) course teaches the practical skills and procedures needed to save the mother and fetus in life-threatening circumstances.

• Developed in partnership with the Advanced Life Support Group (ALSG), a charity dedicated to saving life by providing training • Recommended reading prior to the MOET course, which is organized by the ALSG • Provides a structured preparation and revision system for the course with useful practical advice and management plans

Contents

Part I. Introduction: 1. Introduction; 2. Why mothers die J. Drife; 3. Structured approach to emergencies in the obstetric patient K. Grady; Part II. Resuscitation: 4. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation in the nonpregnant and pregnant patient K. Grady, B. G. R. Prasad and C. Howell; 5. Amniotic fluid embolism D. Tuffnell; 6. Pulmonary embolism G. V. Sunanda and B. G. R. Prasad; 7. Airway management and ventilation K. Grady and C. Howell; 8. Resuscitation of the baby at birth; Part III. Trauma and Other Emergencies: 9. Thoracic emergencies K. Grady and B. G. R. Prasad; 10. Shock K. Grady; 11. Abdominal emergencies in pregnancy C. Cox; 12. The unconscious patient K. Grady; 13. Spine and spinal cord injuries S. Irani and K. Grady; 14. Musculoskeletal trauma K. Grady; 15. Burns K. Grady; Part IV. Obstetric Emergencies: 16. Pre-eclampsia and eclampsia D. Tuffnell; 17. Massive obstetric haemorrhage C. Howell and S. Irani; 18. Caesarean section S. Paterson-Brown; 19. Sepsis B. G. R. Prasad and G. V. Sunanda; 20. Cardiac disease in pregnancy S. Vause; 21. Shoulder dystocia K. Hinshaw; 22. Umbilical cord prolapse K. Goswami; 23. Uterine inversion C. B. Wykes; 24. Retained placenta S. Irani; 25. Face presentation C. B. Wykes; 26. Ruptured uterus P. Pradhan; 27. Breech delivery and external cephalic version S. Walkinshaw; 28. Ventouse and forceps delivery S. Paterson-Brown; 29. Twin pregnancy G. Masson; 30. Symphysiotomy C. B. Wykes; 31. Destructive operations C. B. Wykes; 32. Perinatal psychiatric illness M. Oates; 33. Domestic violence G. Masson; 34. Anaesthetic complications in obstetrics K. Grady and J. Elton; Part V. Triage and Transfer: 35. Triage D. Fothergill; 36. Transfer K. Grady; Appendix A. Perineal and anal sphincter trauma Ranee Thakar and Abdul Sultan; Appendix B. Consent issues Felicity Plaat; Index.

Contributors

J. Drife, K. Grady, B. G. R. Prasad, C. Howell, D. Tuffnell, G. V. Sunanda, C. Cox, S. Irani, S. Paterson-Brown, S. Vause, K. Hinshaw, K. Goswami, C. B. Wykes, P. Pradhan, S. Walkinshaw, G. Masson, M. Oates, J. Elton, D. Fothergill, Ranee Thakar, Abdul Sultan, Felicity Plaat

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