Emergent Cesarean Section



This case highlights common fetal tracing elements and various declaration patterns. Also a thorough understanding of the OB difficult airway algorithm is essential to safe practice.


Endotracheal Intubation Fetal Heart Rate Mask Ventilation Cricoid Pressure Rapid Sequence Induction 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of AnesthesiologyGeorge Washington UniversityWashington, DCUSA

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