Care of the Pregnant Trauma Patient

Julie L. Wynne, Terence O'Keeffe

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationSurgical Critical Care and Emergency Surgery
Subtitle of host publicationClinical Questions and Answers
PublisherWiley-Blackwell
Pages319-327
Number of pages9
ISBN (Electronic)9781118274231
ISBN (Print)9780470654613
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 25 2012
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Fetal assessment in maternal traumatic injury
  • Fetal loss following maternal trauma, except in maternal tachycardia
  • Kleihauer-Betke testing in pregnant trauma patients, in preterm labor
  • Pelvic fractures in pregnancy, contraindicated in vaginal delivery
  • Preeclampsia and anemia in pregnancy, not a physiologic change
  • Pregnant trauma patient care
  • Preterm labor and bed rest and hydration
  • Radiation exposure during pregnancy, risk of childhood cancer
  • Supine hypotensive, relief from syndrome by left lateral tilting, false
  • Traumatic uterine rupture, after first trimester, false

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nursing(all)

Cite this

Wynne, J. L., & O'Keeffe, T. (2012). Care of the Pregnant Trauma Patient. In Surgical Critical Care and Emergency Surgery: Clinical Questions and Answers (pp. 319-327). Wiley-Blackwell. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118274231.ch33