Cardiac arrest and pregnancy

@inproceedings{Campbell2009CardiacAA,
  title={Cardiac arrest and pregnancy},
  author={Tabitha A Campbell and Tracy G. Sanson},
  booktitle={Journal of emergencies, trauma, and shock},
  year={2009}
}
Cardiopulmonary arrest in pregnancy is rare occurring in 1 in 30,000 pregnancies. When it does occur, it is important for a clinician to be familiar with the features peculiar to the pregnant state. Knowledge of the anatomic and physiologic changes of pregnancy is helpful in the treatment and diagnosis. Although the main focus should be on the mother, it should not be forgotten that there is another potential life at stake. Resuscitation of the mother is performed in the same manner as in any… CONTINUE READING

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