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• Basic Critical Care Clinical & Surgical Principles
1. Epidemiology of Critical Illness in Pregnancy
2. Organizing an Obstetrical Critical Care Unit: Care without walls
3. Critical Care Obstetric Nursing
4. Pregnancy-Induced Physiologic Alterations
5. Maternal Blood Gas Physiology
6. Fluid and Electrolyte Balance
7. Interventional Radiology in Pregnancy
8. Fetal Considerations in the Critically Ill Gravida
9. Fetal Effects of Drugs Commonly Used in Critical Care
10. Maternal-Fetal Oxygenation
11. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) in Pregnancy
12. Neonatal Resuscitation
13. Ventilator Management in Critical Illness
14. Vascular Access
15. Nutritional Support
16. Dialysis in Pregnancy
17. Cardiopulmonary Bypass
18. Noninvasive Monitoring in Critical Care
19. Obstetric Analgesia and Anesthesia
20. Critical Care Drills in Obstetrics
21. Maternal-Fetal Transports in the High Risk Pregnancy
• Acute Emergencies
22. Seizure and Status Epilepticus
23. Acute Spinal Cord Injury
24. Severe Acute Asthma
25. Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome in Pregnancy
26. Cardiogenic Pulmonary Edema
27. The Acute Abdomen During Pregnancy
28. Acute Pancreatitis
29. Acute Renal Injury
30. Acute Fatty Liver of Pregnancy
31. Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation
32. Endocrine Emergencies
33. Acute Psychiatric Conditions in Pregnancy
34. Diabetic Ketoacidosis
• Shock in Pregnancy
35. Hypovolemic Shock
36. Blood Component Therapy and Massive Transfusion
37. Etiology and Management of Hemorrhage
38. Septic Shock
39. Cardiogenic Shock
40. Anaphylactic Shock in Pregnancy
41. Amniotic Fluid Embolism
• Medical/Surgical Management
42. Pregnancy-Related Stroke
43. Cardiac Disease and Pregnancy
44. Anesthesia Considerations for the Critically Ill Gravida with Cardiac Disease
45. Thromboembolic Disease
46. Pulmonary Hypertension in Pregnancy
47. Sickle Cell Disease and Pregnancy
48. Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura, Hemolytic-Uremic Syndrome and HELLP
49. The Placenta as a Critical Care Issue
50. Complications of Preeclampsia
51. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Antiphospholipid Syndrome
52. Trauma in Pregnancy
53. Thermal and Electrical Injury
54. Overdose, Poisoning and Envenomation During Pregnancy
55. The Organ Transplant Patient in the Obstetric Critical Care Setting
56. Fetal Surgery Procedures and Associated Maternal Complications
57. Cancer in the Pregnant Patient
58. Mass Casualties and the Obstetrical Patient
59. Biological, Chemical and Radiological Exposures in Pregnancy
• Ethical and Legal Considerations
60. Ethics in the Obstetric Critical Care Setting
61. Medical-legal Considerations in Critical Care Obstetrics

A new edition of the proven guide to providing emergency care for mothers-to-be in acute medical distress
Now in its sixth edition, Critical Care Obstetrics offers an authoritative guide to what might go seriously wrong with a pregnancy and delivery and explains how to manage grave complications. Written by an international panel of experts, this updated and revised edition contains the most recent advances in the field as well as recommendations for treating common complications such as bleeding, thrombosis, trauma, acute infection, airway problems and drug reactions in a pregnant patient.
This important guide offers the information needed to enable the early-on recognition of life-threatening conditions and the use of immediate life-saving treatments in emergency situations. The techniques and procedures outlined help to maximise the survival prospects of both the mother and fetus. The authors offer an accessible text for any healthcare professional responsible for the care and management of pregnant women and their unborn children. Critical Care Obstetrics is a vital resource that:

• Contains a clear guide for early recognition of conditions which may prove life threatening
• Offers new information on Analgesia and sedation; Imaging and interventional radiology in pregnancy; Oxygen therapy; and Pulmonary hypertension
• Presents protocols for implementing life-saving treatments in emergency situations
• Written by international experts in emergency obstetric medicine

Designed for use by obstetricians and obstetrician and gynecology trainees, Critical Care Obstetrics is the updated guide to the management of serious conditions in pregnancy and delivery.

• JEFFREY P. PHELAN MD, JD, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Citrus Valley Medical Center, West Covina, CA, President & Director of Clinical Research, Childbirth Injury Prevention Foundation, Glendora, CA, USA.
• LUIS D. PACHECO MD, Professor, Departments of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Anesthesiology, Divisions of Maternal Fetal Medicine and Surgical Critical Care, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston.
• MICHAEL R. FOLEY MD, Professor and Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Arizona College of Medicine Phoenix.
• GEORGE R. SAADE MD, Professor, Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Cell Biology, Chief of Obstetrics and Maternal-Fetal Medicine, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA.
• GARY A. DILDY III MD, Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Baylor College of Medicine, TX, USA.
• MICHAEL A. BELFORT MD, PhD, Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, TX, USA.