Emergencies during pregnancy, labour, and postnatally

Edited by Janet Medforth, Susan Battersby, Maggie Evans, Beverley Marsh and Angela Walker

in Oxford Handbook of Midwifery

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print June 2011 | ISBN: 9780199584673
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191729867 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Handbooks in Nursing

Emergencies during pregnancy, labour, and postnatally

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Major obstetric haemorrhage 392

Uterine rupture 398

Eclampsia 402

Amniotic fluid embolism 406

HELLP syndrome 408

Disseminated intravascular coagulation 410

Acute uterine inversion 412

Shock 416

Maternal resuscitation 420

Guidelines for admission to HDU 424

Maternal mortality 425

Blood tests results during pregnancy, detecting deviations from the norm ...

Chapter.  17942 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Midwifery ; Obstetrics

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