Prehospital resuscitative hysterotomy.


We present the case of a prehospital perimortem hysterotomy and caesarean delivery of the foetus at 38 weeks of gestation. Effective, in-hospital standards of advanced life support were provided by a physician–paramedic team in the prehospital arena to achieve resuscitation of the newborn after maternal cardiac arrest. This case serves as a reminder of the… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/MEJ.0b013e328344f2c5


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