Written by emergency medicine practitioners for emergency medicine practitioners, Manual of Emergency Medicine Obstetrics provides a practical overview of all trimesters in a convenient manual format. 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.
• 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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