The only “how-to” manual on the obstetric patient in the critical care unit! Replete with summary tables and algorithms, this practical manual focuses on the clinical bedside management of the intensive obstetric patient. Features a generous number of tables and algorithms as well as mnemonics simplifying key points.
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The ONLY portable guide that focuses on practical bedside care for the critically ill pregnant patient.
“This is a fantastic book that all OB caregivers should have in their pockets!! It goes beyond the usual text stuff and gets right down to "how" to give great care. Foley is a master at making things simple. This is a great book!!”
--online reader review of the first edition
This unique quick reference supplies indispensable quick and practical guidance on the handling of critical problems in labor and delivery, and management of high-risk obstetric patients. Thoroughly “field-tested” to ensure only the most clinically useful information, this updated edition provides:
*Practical, easy-to-find answers regarding intensive care complications of the health of mother and fetus
*Coverage of even more topics, from basics to special issues such as poisoning in pregnancy, systemic lupus erythematosus, multi-fetal gestation, and more
*Quick-reference tables and algorithms that speed access to critical information
*Mnemonics for easy learning and retention of key points
*Helpful advice on indications for consultation or referral
*An expanded list of expert contributors
*The latest guidance on topics such as cardiac disease, DIC, DKA, thromboembolism, maternal sepsis, neurologic and endocrine emergencies, amniotic fluid embolus, and much more
Michael R. Foley, MD, Medical Director, Phoenix Perinatal Associates, Phoenix, Arizona; Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona; Director, Obstetric Intensive Care, Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona
A member of the Obstetrix Medical Group, Phoenix Perinatal Associates is one of the largest perinatal practices in the US and has one of the busiest obstetric critical care units in the world. Dr. Foley brings this wealth of experience to bear on determining what information is essential for effectively managing this challenging patient population.
Thomas H. Strong, Jr., MD, Associate Director, Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona
Thomas J. Garite, MD, Professor and Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of California--Irvine, Orange, California
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Professional, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 2. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0071410554