Airway problems in pregnancy.

@article{Munnur2005AirwayPI,
  title={Airway problems in pregnancy.},
  author={Uma Munnur and Ben de Boisblanc and Maya S. Suresh},
  journal={Critical care medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={33 10 Suppl},
  pages={S259-68}
}
OBJECTIVES To provide a current review of the literature regarding airway problems in pregnancy and management. BACKGROUND Obstetrical anesthesia is considered to be a high-risk practice that exposes the anesthesiologist to increased medicolegal liability. Anesthetic management of a parturient is a challenge because it involves simultaneous care of both mother and baby. Failure to appropriately manage a difficult or failed intubation increases the risk of hypoxemic cardiopulmonary arrest and… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 42 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 83 references

Pregnancy-induced physiologic alterations

  • ER Norwitz, JN Robinson, FD Malone
  • Crit Care Med
  • 2005
1 Excerpt

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…