7. Emergencies in Late Pregnancy

  1. Malcolm Woollard1,
  2. Kim Hinshaw2,
  3. Helen Simpson3 and
  4. Sue Wieteska

Published Online: 29 JUN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444309805.ch7

Pre-Hospital Obstetric Emergency Training: The Practical Approach

Pre-Hospital Obstetric Emergency Training: The Practical Approach

How to Cite

Woollard, M., Hinshaw, K., Simpson, H. and Wieteska, S. (eds) (2009) Emergencies in Late Pregnancy, in Pre-Hospital Obstetric Emergency Training: The Practical Approach, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444309805.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Pre-Hospital Care, Coventry, UK

  2. 2

    Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Sunderland, UK

  3. 3

    Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Middlesbrough, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 JUN 2010
  2. Published Print: 31 DEC 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405184755

Online ISBN: 9781444309805

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Keywords:

  • pre-existing hypertension;
  • pregnancy-induced hypertension;
  • acute fatty liver of pregnancy;
  • antepartum Haemorrhage;
  • uterine rupture;
  • (‘tummy to mummy’);
  • occipitoposterior position;
  • brow presentation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Hypertension in Pregnancy

  • Preterm Labour

  • Antepartum Haemorrhage

  • Placental Abruption

  • Placenta Praevia

  • Uterine Rupture

  • Presentations and Lies

  • Breech Presentation

  • Multiple Pregnancy

  • Shoulder Dystocia

  • Prolapsed Umbilical Cord

  • Umbilical Cord Rupture

  • Other Cord Problems

  • Amniotic Fluid Embolus