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Acute volume resuscitation following obstetric hemorrhage.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21825915     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Hemorrhage remains a leading cause of pregnancy-related morbidity and mortality. A rapid collaborative approach to management of the woman experiencing excessive blood loss is required to optimize outcomes. Successful treatment of the hemorrhaging pregnant woman is dependent on early recognition of bleeding and clinical manifestations of shock, treatment of the underlying cause of the hemorrhage, and simultaneous restoration of adequate circulating volume as well as blood component therapy. Early communication with providers, identified triggers for changes in patient condition, and drills/simulations with the multidisciplinary healthcare team are critical strategies for improving response and outcomes.
Authors:
Donna Ruth; Betsy B Kennedy
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of perinatal & neonatal nursing     Volume:  25     ISSN:  1550-5073     ISO Abbreviation:  J Perinat Neonatal Nurs     Publication Date:    2011 Jul-Sep
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-08-09     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8801387     Medline TA:  J Perinat Neonatal Nurs     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  253-60     Citation Subset:  N    
Affiliation:
Department of Nursing Education and Professional Development, Vanderbilt University Medical Center (Ms Ruth) and Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (Ms Kennedy), Nashville, Tennessee.
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