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Managing anesthesia for cesarean section in obese patients: current perspectives
Obesity is a worldwide epidemic. It is associated with increased comorbidities and increased maternal, fetal, and neonatal complications. The risk of cesarean delivery is also increased in obeseExpand
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The impact of body mass index on the risk of high spinal block in parturients undergoing cesarean delivery: a retrospective cohort study
PurposeTo investigate the hypothesis that the risk of high spinal block is not increased in obese parturients undergoing cesarean delivery compared to non-obese parturients.MethodsThis is aExpand
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Analgesic use after vaginal delivery in women with perineal lacerations: a retrospective cohort study
Abstract Objective: To evaluate opioid consumption among parturients with varying degrees of perineal lacerations. Methods: This was a retrospective analysis of women who delivered vaginally at ourExpand
When Should a Patient Undergoing Dilation and Evacuation of Products of Gestation Be Intubated
A 32-year-old G4P0030 at 22 weeks is seen by her obstetrician for moderate vaginal bleeding that began 2 days ago upon returning from a trip to the Bahamas. She explains that this morning afterExpand
How do I develop a process to effectively treat parturients with iron deficiency anemia?
Anemia is common in pregnant women and is associated with increased morbidity for the mother and the fetus, including increased risk of allogeneic blood transfusion. Iron deficiency is the mostExpand