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Trauma in pregnancy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23137404     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The treatment of pregnant patients with traumatic injuries requires knowledge of the fundamentals of general trauma management as well as the specific anatomic and physiologic changes brought about by pregnancy. This article provides a review of the spectrum of trauma prevention and treatment in pregnant women, from counseling strategies that can be used during any emergency department visit to a step-by-step evaluation protocol for patients with trauma during pregnancy and the severe injuries that might be encountered by providers during the treatment of these women, including maternal cardiopulmonary arrest and the perimortem cesarean section.
Authors:
Ali S Raja; Christopher P Zabbo
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Emergency medicine clinics of North America     Volume:  30     ISSN:  1558-0539     ISO Abbreviation:  Emerg. Med. Clin. North Am.     Publication Date:  2012 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-09     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8219565     Medline TA:  Emerg Med Clin North Am     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  937-48     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Neville House, Boston, MA 02115, USA; Harvard Medical School, 25 Shattuck Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA. Electronic address: asraja@partners.org.
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