Obstetric Triage and Emergency Care Protocols

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Obstetric Triage and Emergency Care Protocols

SKU# 9780826108906

Editors:

  • Diane J. Angelini EdD, CNM, FACNM, FAAN
  • Donna LaFontaine MD, FACOG
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Named a 2013 Doody's Core Title!

2012 Second Place AJN Book of the Year Award Winner in Maternal and Child Health!

This up-to-date handbook of narrative practice guidelines for use in obstetric triage and emergency settings provides speedy access to critical information needed by healthcare providers in obstetrics, midwifery, emergency medicine, and family care medicine. It includes narrative practice protocols that offer point of service management guidelines, diagnostic parameters, ultrasound imaging and other diagnostic modalities, and easy to follow algorithms and tables in each chapter.

This information will enable practitioners to easily recognize and understand symptomatology, lab results, diagnostic imaging and clinical workings. Chapters address over 30 clinical conditions and are consistently organized to include presenting symptomatology, history and data collection, physical exam findings, lab and imaging studies, differential diagnosis and clinical management and follow up. The book disseminates the contributions of expert midwives, nurse practitioners, obstetricians, gynecologists, and radiologists who evaluate more than 30,000 obstetric visits each year.

Key Features:

  • Pocket-sized and easy-to-use
  • Includes current guidelines for more than 30 clinical situations requiring obstetric triage or emergency care
  • Offers plentiful diagnostic and imaging guidelines with accompanying figures and images
  • Presents algorithms, diagnostic images, and best evidence for each condition

Product Details 

  • Publication Date July 27, 2012
  • Page Count 352
  • Product Form Paperback / softback
  • ISBN 13 9780826108906
  • EISBN 9780826108913

Table of Contents 

Contributors

Preface

Acknowledgments

I. INTRODUCTORY CHAPTERS

1. Overview of Obstetric Triage and Potential Pitfalls

2. Legal Considerations in Obstetric Triage: EMTALA and HIPAA

II. MANAGEMENT OF OBSTETRIC CONDITIONS IN EARLY PREGNANCY

3. Management of Ectopic Pregnancy

4. Vaginal Bleeding in Early Pregnancy

5. Recognition and Treatment of Postabortion Complications

6. Abdominal Pain and Masses in Pregnancy

7. Pregnancy Loss Prior to Viability

8. Early Complications of Multiple Gestations

9. Nausea, Vomiting, and Hyperemesis of Pregnancy

10. Medical Conditions in Early Pregnancy

III.MANAGEMENT OF OBSTETRIC CONDITIONS

11. Fetal Evaluation and Clinical Applications

12. Limited or No Prenatal Care at Term

13. Preterm Labor 119

14. Preterm Premature Rupture of Membranes

15. Trauma in Pregnancy 137

16. Severe Preeclampsia or Eclampsia and Hypertensive Issues

17. Labor Evaluation 159

18. Severe Medical Complications in Pregnancy

19. Vaginal Bleeding in Pregnancy

IV. MANAGEMENT OF COMMON OBSTETRIC CONDITIONS THROUGHOUT PREGNANCY

20. Common General Surgical Emergencies in Pregnancy

21. Management of Biohazardous Exposure in Pregnancy

22. Infections in Pregnant Women

23. Intimate Partner Violence and Sexual Assault In Pregnancy

24. Substance Use and Psychiatric Disorders in Pregnancy

25. Sexually Transmitted Infections

V. MANAGEMENT OF POSTPARTUM COMPLICATIONS COMMONLY SEEN IN OB TRIAGE

26. Postpartum Preeclampsia Complications

27. Postpartum Breast Complications

28. Secondary Postpartum Hemorrhage and Endometritis

29. Psychiatric Complications in the Postpartum Period

30. Critical Postpartum Medical Complications

Index