Obstetric Intensive Care Manual, Third Edition by Michael Foley

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A unique quick-reference guide focusing on the practical bedside care of the critically ill pregnant patient

Obstetric Intensive Care Manual provides immediate hands-on guidance for managing obstetric care patients in the critical care unit. Presenting treatment information on commonly encountered emergencies such as obstetric hemorrhage, hypertensive crises, and cardiac disease, as well as less frequently seen disorders such as anaphylactoid syndrome of pregnancy, thyroid storm, and psychiatric disorders, this is the perfect resource for busy clinicians who require authoritative how-to answers the moment they are needed.


Offers step-by-step guidance for outstanding care of critically ill patients Numerous summary tables, algorithms, figures, boxed material, and illustrations Written in a style that makes even the most complex treatment protocol simple to implement Offers the expertise of world-renowned contributors Includes NEW chapter on psychiatric emergencies, and NEW content on practical management of diseases and complications such as ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome, sympathetic hyperreflexia, drug toxicity, transfusion reactions, burns, and spider and snake bites

About Michael Foley

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Author ProfilesMichael Foley, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Scottsdale, Arizona, and Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona. Dr. Foley is also head of Phoenix Perinatal Associates, one of the largest perinatal practices and busiest obstetric critical care units in the world. Thomas H. Strong, Jr., MD, Associate Director, Maternal Fetal Medicine, Phoenix Perinatal Associates; Associate Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Arizona School of Medicine, Tucson, Arizona, and Assistant Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of California, San Francisco. Thomas J. Garite, MD, Professor Emeritus, Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of California, Irvine. Dr. Garite is also Editor-in-Chief of the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Published November 12, 2010 by McGraw-Hill Professional. 368 pages
Genres: Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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