Deborah A Cruz

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1 Laboratório de Protozoologia, Departamento de Ciências Biológicas, Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz. Rua Leopoldo Bulhões 1480, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, 21041-210, Brasil. 2 Departamento de Patologia e Clínica Veterinária, Faculdade de Veterinária, Universidade Federal Fluminense. Rua Vital Brasil Filho 64,(More)
The transformation of health care in the United States necessitates developing creative strategies to provide quality and cost-effective care for the critically ill obstetric patient population. A discussion of the care of these patients is presented in a multidisciplinary framework, using a case study to illustrate the management process. The significance(More)
Surgical site infections are the most common complication of surgery in the United states. Of surgeries in women of reproductive age, hysterectomy is one of the most frequently performed, second only to cesarean birth. Therefore, prevention of surgical site infections in women undergoing gynecologic surgery is an ideal topic for a patient safety bundle. The(More)
Management of the obstetric patient who suffers a traumatic injury is critically dependent o well-coordinated, integrated care. The injured pregnant woman's first presentation usually is to the emergency room. Although the first priority is the stabilization of pregnancy and active involvement of the obstetric team within the trauma and critical care(More)
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