Chapter

Obstetric emergencies

Robert Crouch

Edited by Alan Charters, Mary Dawood and Paula Bennett

in Oxford Handbook of Emergency Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print June 2009 | ISBN: 9780199203499
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597932 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199203499.003.0005

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Obstetric emergencies

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Overview - The pregnant patient - Nursing assessment of the pregnant patient - Physical assessment and investigations in pregnancy - Nursing interventions - Emergency delivery: labour - Documenting the birth and postnatal nursing interventions - Childbirth complications - Vaginal bleeding in pregnancy - Ectopic pregnancy - Antepartum haemorrhage - Other causes of abdominal pain in pregnancy - Medical problems in pregnancy - Trauma in pregnancy

Chapter.  5464 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Emergency Medicine

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