Chapter 79. Maternal Transport

  1. John T. Queenan MD Professor Chairman Emeritus2,
  2. John C. Hobbins MD Professor of Obstetrics3 and
  3. Catherine Y. Spong MD Chief4
  1. Jerome Yankowitz MD

Published Online: 30 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444312904.ch79

Protocols for High-Risk Pregnancies, Fourth Edition

Protocols for High-Risk Pregnancies, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Yankowitz, J. (2005) Maternal Transport, in Protocols for High-Risk Pregnancies, Fourth Edition (eds J. T. Queenan, J. C. Hobbins and C. Y. Spong), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444312904.ch79

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Georgetown University School of Medicine, 3257 N Street NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA

  2. 3

    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 4200 East 9th Avenue, B-198, Denver, CO 80262, USA

  3. 4

    National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Center for Developmental Biology and Perinatal Medicine, Pregnancy and Perinatology Branch, National Institutes of Health, 6100 Executive Bivd, Bethesda, MD 20892-7510, USA

Author Information

  1. University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242-1080, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 9 SEP 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405125796

Online ISBN: 9781444312904

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Keywords:

  • labor and delivery;
  • maternal transport;
  • mother admitted to tertiary center before delivery;
  • dependent on possibility of premature delivery;
  • premature rupture of membranes (PROM);
  • indications and contraindications for maternal transport;
  • monitoring vital signs, oximetry, ventilatory pressures, cervical status, uterine contractions, and fetal heart rates

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Indications for Maternal Transport

  • Guidelines for Maternal Transport

  • Conclusions

  • References