Critical Care book for Obstetrics from C.H.I.P.S.

Critical Care Obstetrics
Fifth edition
edited by Michael Belfort

Critical Care Obstetrics provides expert clinical guidance throughout on how you can maximize the chances of your patient and her baby surviving trauma.

In this authoritative book, internationally recognized experts guide you through the most challenging situations you as an obstetrician are likely to face, enabling you to skillfully:

  • Recognize conditions early-on which might prove life threatening
  • Implement immediate life-saving treatments in emergency situations
  • Maximize the survival prospects of both the mother and her fetus

The fifth edition of this book will help you keep your composure in high risk clinical situations, making it an invaluable resource for any healthcare professional responsible for the care and management of pregnant women and their unborn children.


  1. Epidemiology of Critical Illness in Pregnancy
  2. Organizing an Obstetric Critical Care Unit
  3. Critical Care Obstetric Nursing
  4. Pregnancy-Induced Physiologic Alterations
  5. Maternal–Fetal Blood Gas Physiology
  6. Fluid and Electrolyte Balance
  7. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in Pregnancy
  8. Neonatal Resuscitation
  9. Ventilator Management in Critical Illness
  10. Vascular Access
  11. Blood Component Replacement
  12. Hyperalimentation
  13. Dialysis
  14. Cardiopulmonary Bypass
  15. Non-Invasive Monitoring
  16. Pulmonary Artery Catheterization
  17. Seizures and Status Epilepticus
  18. Acute Spinal Cord Injury
  19. Pregnancy-Related Stroke
  20. Cardiac Disease
  21. Thromboembolic Disease
  22. Etiology and Management of Hemorrhage
  23. Severe Acute Asthma
  24. Acute Lung Injury and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) During Pregnancy
  25. Pulmonary Edema
  26. The Acute Abdomen During Pregnancy
  27. Acute Pancreatitis
  28. Acute Renal Failure
  29. Acute Fatty Liver of Pregnancy
  30. Sickle Cell Crisis
  31. Disseminated Intravascular Coagulopathy
  32. Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura, Hemolytic–Uremic Syndrome, and HELLP
  33. Endocrine Emergencies
  34. Complications of Pre-eclampsia
  35. Anaphylactoid Syndrome of Pregnancy
  36. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Antiphospholipid Syndrome
  37. Trauma in Pregnancy
  38. Thermal and Electrical Injury
  39. Overdose, Poisoning and Envenomation During Pregnancy
  40. Hypovolemic and Cardiac Shock
  41. Septic Shock
  42. Anaphylactic Shock in Pregnancy
  43. Fetal Considerations in the Critically Ill Gravida
  44. Fetal Effects of Drugs Commonly Used in Critical Care
  45. Anesthesia Considerations for the Critically Ill Parturient with Cardiac Disease
  46. The Organ Transplant Patient in the Obstetric Critical Care Setting
  47. Ethics in the Obstetric Critical Care Setting
  48. Acute Psychiatric Conditions in Pregnancy
  49. Fetal Surgery Procedures and Associated Maternal Complications
  50. Cancer in the Pregnant Patient
  51. Pregnancy in Women with Complicated Diabetes Mellitus
  52. Biological, Chemical, and Radiological Attacks in Pregnancy


click here to see books of related interest


Critical Care Obstetrics
Fifth edition
edited by Michael Belfort

2010 • 750 pages • $198.95 + shipping
Texas residents please add 6.75 % sales tax

copyright © 1997-2012 Culinary and Hospitality Industry Publications Services