Critical care in obstetrics: pregnancy-specific conditions.


This chapter summarizes the clinical presentation, pathophysiology, evaluation and management of six commonly encountered complications unique to pregnancy that require critical care management: obstetric haemorrhage; pre-eclampsia/HELLP (haemolysis-elevated liver enzymes-low platelets) syndrome; acute fatty liver of pregnancy; peripartum cardiomyopathy… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.bpobgyn.2008.06.003


1 Figure or Table