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Physiologic changes in pregnancy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18381119     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Pregnancy is associated with physiologic changes that affect virtually every organ system in the mother. These physiologic changes allow the parturient to support the growing uterus and fetus and to withstand labor and the postpartum course. Because the gravida may require surgery while pregnant, it is important to have an appreciation of these physiologic changes. These maternal adaptive responses have significant implications for anesthetic, operative, and perioperative management.
Authors:
Christina C Hill; Jennifer Pickinpaugh
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Surgical clinics of North America     Volume:  88     ISSN:  0039-6109     ISO Abbreviation:  Surg. Clin. North Am.     Publication Date:  2008 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-04-02     Completed Date:  2008-06-17     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0074243     Medline TA:  Surg Clin North Am     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  391-401, vii     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tripler Army Medical Center, 1 Jarrett White Road, Honolulu, HI 96859-5000, USA. christina.hill@amedd.army.mil
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Female
Homeostasis / physiology
Humans
Pregnancy / physiology*

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