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
Number of pages9
ISBN (Electronic)9781118274231
ISBN (Print)9780470654613
StatePublished - Apr 25 2012


  • 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

  • General Nursing

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