Manual of Obstetric Emergencies
Descriptif détaillé : Manual of Obstetric Emergencies
Nearly two dozen expert contributors representing both emergency medicine and obstetrics offer evidence-based treatment and management guidelines for virtually any situation you may encounter, providing a unique emergency medicine perspective on best practices for high-risk, high-stress obstetric situations in the ED.
What are the main features of "Manual of Obstetric Emergencies" ?
- Edited by a Harvard faculty emergency medicine practitioner and a University of Massachusetts practitioner/faculty member who is board certified in both emergency medicine and obstetrics/gynecology.
- Covers general topics in pregnancy such as drug therapy, airway management, trauma, medical co-morbidities, and common surgical conditions.
- Presents evidence-based coverage of both early and later pregnancy – from first trimester bleeding and ectopic pregnancy to peripartum cardiomyopathy and placental abnormalities.
- Offers expert guidance on various types of deliveries, including emergency care of the third trimester pregnant patient with a focus on the precipitous delivery.
- Discusses out-of-hospital deliveries, emergencies after delivery, and care of the mother and newborn.
- A first-of-its-kind resource for emergency physicians, residents, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants.
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Who are the authors of "Manual of Obstetric Emergencies" ?
Valerie Dobiesz is an emergency physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and faculty at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative. Her teaching efforts were recognized by the American College of Emergency Physicians’ National Teaching Award. Dr. Dobiesz has presented over 100 national and international invited lectures on emergency medicine, medical education and simulation, global health, women’s health, and wilderness and expedition medicine. She has co-edited a book on Pediatric Emergency Medicine and co-authored over 60 book chapters and peer reviewed publications. Dr. Dobiesz’s research focus is on improving care for obstetrical emergencies. She is the principle inventor and is actively testing an obstetrical medical device designed by a multidisciplinary team to auto transfuse women suffering life threatening postpartum hemorrhage in low resource settings.
Kathleen A. Kerrigan is an emergency medicine physician in Springfield, Massachusetts. She has been in practice for more than 20 years.