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Emergency complications of labor and delivery.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8306932     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The care of the pregnant patient presenting to the emergency department with labor or delivery complications requires an understanding of signs and symptoms of disease for the maternal and fetal patient. This article reviews management of common labor and delivery complications that may occur in the emergency department. The management of premature labor, premature rupture of the membranes, emergency delivery procedure, resolution of shoulder dystocia, prolapsed umbilical cord, and perimortem cesarean section are discussed.
Authors:
J G Gianopoulos
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Emergency medicine clinics of North America     Volume:  12     ISSN:  0733-8627     ISO Abbreviation:  Emerg. Med. Clin. North Am.     Publication Date:  1994 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-03-17     Completed Date:  1994-03-17     Revised Date:  2005-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8219565     Medline TA:  Emerg Med Clin North Am     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  201-17     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Delivery, Obstetric / methods
Emergencies
Female
Humans
Obstetric Labor Complications*
Pregnancy

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