3. Critical Care Obstetric Nursing

  1. Michael A. Belfort MBBCH, MD, PhD Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology Director5,6,
  2. George Saade MD Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology7,
  3. Michael R. Foley MD Chief Medical Officer Clinical Professor8,9,10,
  4. Jeffrey P. Phelan MD, JD Director President11,12 and
  5. Gary A. Dildy III MD Director Clinical Professor13,14
  1. Suzanne McMurtry Baird Assistant Professor1 and
  2. Nan H. Troiano Clinical Nurse Specialist Consultant2,3,4

Published Online: 16 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444316780.ch3

Critical Care Obstetrics, Fifth Edition, Fifth Edition

Critical Care Obstetrics, Fifth Edition, Fifth Edition

How to Cite

Baird, S. M. and Troiano, N. H. (2010) Critical Care Obstetric Nursing, in Critical Care Obstetrics, Fifth Edition, Fifth Edition (eds M. A. Belfort, G. Saade, M. R. Foley, J. P. Phelan and G. A. Dildy), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444316780.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 5

    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, USA

  2. 6

    HCA Healthcare, Nashville, TN, USA

  3. 7

    University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA

  4. 8

    Scotsdale Healthcare, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA

  5. 9

    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ, USA

  6. 10

    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AR, USA

  7. 11

    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Citrus Valley Medical Center, West Covina, USA

  8. 12

    Clinical Research, Childbirth Injury Prevention Foundation, City of Industry, Pasadena, CA, USA

  9. 13

    Mountain Star Division, Hospital Corporation of America, Salt Lake City, UT, USA

  10. 14

    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, LSU Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine in New Orleans, New Orleans, LA, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, Nashville, TN, USA

  2. 2

    Women's Services, Labor & Delivery and High Risk Perinatal Unit, Inova Fairfax Hospital Women's Center, Falls Church, Virginia Columbia University, New York, USA

  3. 3

    New-York Presbyterian Hospital, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, New York, USA

  4. 4

    Critical Care Obstetrics, New York, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 MAR 2011
  2. Published Print: 3 SEP 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405152730

Online ISBN: 9781444316780

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Keywords:

  • Critical Care Obstetric Nursing;
  • Standards of nursing care: framework for critical care obstetric nursing;
  • Critical care technology: critical concepts and application to clinical practice;
  • Invasive hemodynamic monitoring: concepts for intrapartum nursing practice;
  • Central venous access;
  • Heparin flush;
  • Cardiac output evaluation;
  • Mechanical ventilation during pregnancy: critical concepts for nursing practice;
  • Strategies to prepare nurses to care for critically ill obstetric patients

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Standards of nursing care: framework for critical care obstetric nursing

  • Critical care technology: critical concepts and application to clinical practice

  • Invasive hemodynamic monitoring: concepts for intrapartum nursing practice

  • Central venous access

  • Heparin flush

  • Cardiac output evaluation

  • Mechanical ventilation during pregnancy: critical concepts for nursing practice

  • Strategies to prepare nurses to care for critically ill obstetric patients

  • References