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Postpartum Maternal Collapse

  • Smiti Nanda
  • Deepti Jain
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Abstract

Postpartum maternal collapse has a very high maternal morbidity and mortality. The primary goal is immediate and effective resuscitation of the woman to ensure adequate oxygenation and effective cardiac output. Along with resuscitation, the cause of collapse needs to be recognized and managed appropriately. The staff in all obstetric units needs to be skilled in identifying high-risk cases and providing initial effective resuscitation, while considering the cause of collapse to provide specific, directed continuing management.

Keywords

Postpartum collapse Resuscitation ABCDE CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Smiti Nanda
    • 1
  • Deepti Jain
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Obstetrics and GynecologyPostgraduate Institute of Medical SciencesRohtakIndia
  2. 2.Chhotu Ram HospitalRohtakIndia

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