Obstetric Catastrophes

A Clinical Guide

Editors: Montufar, Carlos, Hidalgo, Jorge, Gei, Alfredo F. (Eds.)

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  • Provides a detailed guide on how to treat and manage the pregnant patient in critical condition
  • Covers the most prevalent critical disease, complications, and conditions that a pregnant patient can encounter
  • Written by experts in the field
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This book provides a comprehensive overview of critical care obstetrics. The text reviews different diseases and complications that can cause a pregnant patient to go into critical condition, while outlining treatment and management strategies for effective patient care. Critical scenarios covered include obstetric hemorrhage, pulmonary edema in preeclampsia, cardiac arrest, septic shock, abdominal hypertension, uterine rupture, and acute renal failure. 
Written by experts in the field, Obstetric Catastrophes: A Clinical Guide is a valuable resource for critical care intensivists, obstetricians, and any practitioners involved in the treatment and management of the obstetric patient in critical condition.

About the authors

Carlos Montufar, MDHead of Critical Care Obstetrics UnitHospital Doctor Arnulfo Arias MadridPanama CityPanama
Jorge Hidalgo, MD, MACP, MCCM, FCCPProfessor of Critical CareChief, Division of Critical CareKarl Heusner Memorial HospitalBelize CityBelize 
Alfredo F. Gei, MDHigh Risk Pregnancy (MFM) SpecialistMemorial Hermann Texas Medical CenterHouston, TX USA
Carlos Montufar, Head of Critical Care Obstetrics Unit. Director of Critical Care Obstetrics Fellowship Program. For the last 20 years, he has dedicated to developing and managing critically ill obstetric patients. Also,  he had a long teaching career and pioneering obstetric critical care.

Dr Hidalgo is an internationally recognized leader in Intensive Care Medicine, at Belize Healthcare Partners. He established the first general intensive care unit in Belize in 2002. Dr Hidalgo is a pioneer of Critical Care Medicine in Belize, and in 2010, he founded Central America and the Caribbean Consortium of the Intensive Care Medicine. In recognition of his contributions to the field of Intensive Care Medicine, he has been awarded the Presidential Citation Award from the American Society of Intensive Care Medicine for ten consecutive years. He has also received the Master of the American College of Physician award from the ACP. The first Latin American Intensivist to receive the Master of the American College of Critical Care.
Dr Alfredo Gei, an obstetrician-gynaecologist specializing in high-risk pregnancy and affiliated with Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital, knows all too well the complications that come with multiple births. Not only has he worked with many families going through the process, but he also helped bring a mother of quadruplets to term at 33 weeks—nearly three weeks longer than the national average for quadruplets and of crucial importance to the health of the babies.

Table of contents (48 chapters)

Table of contents (48 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $129.00
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-030-70034-8
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
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Hardcover $169.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-030-70033-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Institutional customers should get in touch with their account manager
  • Covid-19 shipping restrictions
  • Usually ready to be dispatched within 3 to 5 business days, if in stock
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Obstetric Catastrophes
Book Subtitle
A Clinical Guide
Editors
  • Carlos Montufar
  • Jorge Hidalgo
  • Alfredo F. Gei
Copyright
2021
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-70034-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-70034-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-70033-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIX, 646
Number of Illustrations
9 b/w illustrations, 39 illustrations in colour
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