Obstetric Emergencies : A Practical Guide, Paperback / softback Book

Obstetric Emergencies : A Practical Guide Paperback / softback


This book will serve as a pocket guide, offering rapid advice on appropriate emergency care for a wide range of obstetric situations, including acute fetal hypoxia, uterine rupture, shoulder dystocia, eclampsia, amniotic fluid embolism, pulmonary thromboembolism, retention of the aftercoming head, major postpartum hemorrhage, and uterine inversion.

For each emergency, the definition, diagnosis, and recommended management strategy are reviewed from a pan-European perspective. Regular review and training in obstetric emergencies is the only effective way to develop and maintain clinical competence in these rare and life-threatening situations, thus improving their management and the resulting outcomes.

Healthcare professionals will find this book offers a practical and reliable source of information for dealing with dangerous and acute complications of pregnancy and childbirth.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 94 pages, 16 Illustrations, color; 16 Illustrations, black and white; X, 94 p. 32 illus., 16 illus.
  • Publisher: Springer International Publishing AG
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  • Category: Materno-fetal medicine
  • ISBN: 9783319416540

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