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Critical Care Obstetrics, 6th Edition

Critical Care Obstetrics, 6th Edition

Jeffrey P. Phelan, Luis D. Pacheco, Michael R. Foley, George R. Saade, Gary A. Dildy III, Michael A. Belfort

ISBN: 978-1-119-12938-7

Nov 2018, Wiley-Blackwell

1136 pages


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A new edition of the proven guide to providing emergency care for mothers-to-be in acute medical distress

Now in its sixth edition, Critical Care Obstetrics offers an authoritative guide to what might go seriously wrong with a pregnancy and delivery and explains how to manage grave complications. Written by an international panel of experts, this updated and revised edition contains the most recent advances in the field as well as recommendations for treating common complications such as bleeding, thrombosis, trauma, acute infection, airway problems and drug reactions in a pregnant patient.

This important guide offers the information needed to enable the early-on recognition of life-threatening conditions and the use of immediate life-saving treatments in emergency situations. The techniques and procedures outlined help to maximise the survival prospects of both the mother and fetus. The authors offer an accessible text for any healthcare professional responsible for the care and management of pregnant women and their unborn children. Critical Care Obstetrics is a vital resource that:

  • Contains a clear guide for early recognition of conditions which may prove life threatening
  • Offers new information on Analgesia and sedation; Imaging and interventional radiology in pregnancy; Oxygen therapy; and Pulmonary hypertension
  • Presents protocols for implementing life-saving treatments in emergency situations
  • Written by international experts in emergency obstetric medicine

Designed for use by obstetricians and obstetrician and gynecology trainees, Critical Care Obstetrics is the updated guide to the management of serious conditions in pregnancy and delivery.

Basic Critical Care Clinical & Surgical Principles

1. Epidemiology of Critical Illness in Pregnancy
Cande V. Ananth and John C. Smulian

2. Organizing an Obstetrical Critical Care Unit: Care without walls
Julie Scott and Michael R. Foley

3. Critical Care Obstetric Nursing
Nan H. Troiano and Suzanne McMurtry Baird

4. Pregnancy-Induced Physiologic Alterations
Errol R. Norwitz and Julian N. Robinson

5. Maternal Blood Gas Physiology
Aaron B. Caughey

6. Fluid and Electrolyte Balance
William E. Scorza, Sharon Maynard and Anthony Scardella

7. Interventional Radiology in Pregnancy
Sheena Pimpalwar and Michael A. Belfort

8. Fetal Considerations in the Critically Ill Gravida
Jeffrey P. Phelan

9. Fetal Effects of Drugs Commonly Used in Critical Care
Sarah Gloria Običan and Jerome Yankowitz

10. Maternal-Fetal Oxygenation
Alfred D. Fleming and Marsha Henn

11. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) in Pregnancy
Terri-Ann Bennett and Carolyn Zelop

12. Neonatal Resuscitation
Jay P. Goldsmith and Gilbert I. Martin

13. Ventilator Management in Critical Illness
Luis D. Pacheco and Antonio Saad

14. Vascular Access
Gayle Olson and Aristides P. Koutrouvelis

15. Nutritional Support
Bill Tang, Michael J. Tang and Jeffrey P. Phelan

16. Dialysis in Pregnancy
Evan I. Fisher, Shad H. Deering and James D. Oliver, III

17. Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Alexis L. McQuitty

18. Noninvasive Monitoring in Critical Care
Amir Shamshirsaz and Michael A. Belfort

19. Obstetric Analgesia and Anesthesia
James Lozada, Rovnat Babazade and Rakesh B. Vadhera

20. Critical Care Drills in Obstetrics
Monica A. Lutgendorf and Shad H. Deering

21. Maternal-Fetal Transports in the High Risk Pregnancy
Albert P. Sarno, Joshua Makhoul and John C. Smulian

Acute Emergencies

22. Seizure and Status Epilepticus
Michael W. Varner

23. Acute Spinal Cord Injury
Lisa R. Wenzel, Angela Vrooman and Hunter Hamill

24. Severe Acute Asthma
Dharani Narendra and Nicola A. Hanania

25. Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome in Pregnancy
Dharani K. Narendra, David Muigai and Kalpalatha K. Guntupalli

26. Cardiogenic Pulmonary Edema
Wayne J. Franklin and William C. Mabie

27. The Acute Abdomen During Pregnancy
Ibrahim A. Hammad and Howard T. Sharp

28. Acute Pancreatitis
Anna S. Leung and Jeffrey P. Phelan

29. Acute Renal Injury
Kristin L. Elmezzi, Caroline C Marrs, C Luke Dixon, Shad H. Deering and Giuseppe Chiossi

30. Acute Fatty Liver of Pregnancy
Ibrahim A. Hammad and T. Flint Porter

31. Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation
Nazli Hossain and Michael J. Paidas

32. Endocrine Emergencies
Mary C. Tolcher, Heather S. Hoff and Kjersti M. Aagaard

33. Acute Psychiatric Conditions in Pregnancy
Lucy Puryear

34. Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Mark A Curran

Shock in Pregnancy

35. Hypovolemic Shock
Jerasimos Ballas and Scott Roberts

36. Blood Component Therapy and Massive Transfusion
Shiu-Ki R Hui, Kjersti M Aagaard and Jun Teruya

37. Etiology and Management of Hemorrhage
Irene A. Stafford, Michael A. Belfort and Gary A. Dildy III

38. Septic Shock
Sonya S. Abdel-Razeq and Errol R. Norwitz

39. Cardiogenic Shock
Scott Roberts and Martha Rac

40. Anaphylactic Shock in Pregnancy
Raymond Powrie

41. Amniotic Fluid Embolism
Gary A. Dildy, Michael A. Belfort and Steven L. Clark

Medical/Surgical Management

42. Pregnancy-Related Stroke
Jamil Elfarra and James N. Martin

43. Cardiac Disease and Pregnancy
Wayne J. Franklin, Roxann Rokey, Michael R. Foleyand Michael A. Belfort

44. Anesthesia Considerations for the Critically Ill Gravida with Cardiac Disease
Shoba Chandrasekhar, Lisa Mouzi Wofford, Sandeep Markan and Yi Deng

45. Thromboembolic Disease
Martha P. Mims

46. Pulmonary Hypertension in Pregnancy
Mohammad Zaidan and Alexander G. Duarte

47. Sickle Cell Disease and Pregnancy
Iberia Romina Sosa and Mark M. Udden

48. Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura, Hemolytic-Uremic Syndrome and HELLP
Kelty R. Baker

49. The Placenta as a Critical Care Issue
Karin A. Fox, Martha Rac, Alireza Shamshirsaz and Michael Belfort

50. Complications of Preeclampsia
Mary C. Tolcher, Hector Mendez-Figueroa and Kjersti M. Aagaard

51. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Antiphospholipid Syndrome
Fawzi Saoud and Maged M. Costantine

52. Trauma in Pregnancy
Robert Rossi, Alfred Gei and James W. Van Hook

53. Thermal and Electrical Injury
Cornelia R. Graves

54. Overdose, Poisoning and Envenomation During Pregnancy
Alfredo F. Gei, Victor R. Suarez and James Van Hook

55. The Organ Transplant Patient in the Obstetric Critical Care Setting
Calla Holmgren and James Scott

56. Fetal Surgery Procedures and Associated Maternal Complications
Alireza A. Shamshirsaz, Venkata Bandi, David M. Muigai, R.H. Ball and Michael A. Belfort

57. Cancer in the Pregnant Patient
Kristin Bixel, Kenneth H. Kim and David M. O’Malley

58. Mass Casualties and the Obstetrical Patient
Lisa M. Foglia and Peter E. Nielson

59. Biological, Chemical and Radiological Exposures in Pregnancy
Lisa M. Foglia and Peter E. Nielson

Ethical and Legal Considerations

60. Ethics in the Obstetric Critical Care Setting
Fidelma B. Rigby

61. Medical-legal Considerations in Critical Care Obstetrics
Jeffrey P. Phelan