Chapter 1. Maternal Changes in Pregnancy

  1. Robin Russell Consultant Anaesthetist and Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer
  1. James Eldrtdge

Published Online: 30 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470760222.ch1

Anaesthesia for Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Anaesthesia for Obstetrics and Gynaecology

How to Cite

Eldrtdge, J. (2008) Maternal Changes in Pregnancy, in Anaesthesia for Obstetrics and Gynaecology (ed R. Russell), BMJ Publishing Group, Tavistock Square, London, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470760222.ch1

Editor Information

  1. Nuffield Department of Anaesthetics, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780727912763

Online ISBN: 9780470760222

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Keywords:

  • pregnancy;
  • woman's physiology;
  • cardiovascular system;
  • gestation;
  • transcapillary pressure

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Physiological Changes

  • Anatomical Changes

  • Pharmacological Changes

  • Anaesthesia for Non-Obstetric Surgery During Pregnancy