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ISBN-13 9780071639903ISBN-10 007163990X
ISBN-10 0071637729ISBN-13 9780071637725
Author(s): Michael R. Foley; Thomas J. Garite
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Copyright year: © 2011 Pages: 368

A unique quick-reference guide focusing on the practical bedside care of the critically ill pregnant patient Obstetric Intensive Care Manual provides immediate hands-on guidance for managing obstetric care patients in the critical care unit. Presenting treatment information on commonly encountered emergencies such as obstetric hemorrhage, hypertensive crises, and cardiac disease, as well as less frequently seen disorders such as anaphylactoid syndrome of pregnancy, thyroid storm, and psychiatric disorders, this is the perfect resource for busy clinicians who require authoritative how-to answers the moment they are needed. Features Offers step-by-step guidance for outstanding care of critically ill patients Numerous summary tables, algorithms, figures, boxed material, and illustrations Written in a style that makes even the most complex treatment protocol simple to implement Offers the expertise of world-renowned contributors Includes NEW chapter on psychiatric emergencies, and NEW content on practical management of diseases and complications such as ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome, sympathetic hyperreflexia, drug toxicity, transfusion reactions, burns, and spider and snake bites