Chapter 7. Medical Emergencies in Pregnancy

  1. Robin Russell Consultant Anaesthetist and Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer
  1. Caroline Grange

Published Online: 30 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470760222.ch7

Anaesthesia for Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Anaesthesia for Obstetrics and Gynaecology

How to Cite

Grange, C. (2002) Medical Emergencies in Pregnancy, in Anaesthesia for Obstetrics and Gynaecology (ed R. Russell), BMJ Publishing Group, Tavistock Square, London, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470760222.ch7

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:

  • medical emergencies;
  • uterine displacement;
  • maternal Deaths;
  • ectopics;
  • thromboembolism

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Confidential Enquiries into Maternal Deaths

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

  • Major Obstetric Haemorrhage

  • Amniotic Fluid Embolism

  • Coagulopathy

  • Pre-Eclampsia and Eclampsia

  • Fetal Distress

  • Neonatal Resuscitation