Safety Training for Obstetric Emergencies, 1st Edition
Developed to improve patient safety during labor and delivery, the OB F.A.S.T. (Obstetrical Feasible Approach to Safety Training) simulation program is a proven, award-winning resource is designed for all members of the interdisciplinary obstetrics team to use together. Written by Dr. Giancarlo Mari, who developed the program and currently trains providers around the U.S. and the world, this volume helps teams strengthen their common knowledge of obstetric emergencies. This knowledge is then applied to rehearse emergencies together and prepare team members to provide a safe labor and delivery experience for every mother and child.
- Features easy-to-follow images and diagrams to reinforce team knowledge of common obstetric emergencies, from cardiac arrest and anesthesia considerations to intrapartum fetal monitoring and amniotic fluid embolism.
- Offers suggestions for how to run a simulation drill, as well as key points for debriefing and documentation.
- Includes essential background information to facilitate quick reference and skills checklists to evaluate team performance.
- Designed for every member of the obstetric team – from those who are new to the field to practitioners with years of experience.
1 Teamwork Training: Basic Concepts
2 Checklists in Obstetrics
3 Delivery Room Management of a Preterm Infant
4 Cardiac Arrest in Pregnancy
5 Respiratory Distress
6 Anesthesia Complications
7 Obstetric Ultrasound
8 Intrapartum Fetal Monitoring
9 Shoulder Dystocia
10 Operative Vaginal Delivery
11 Vaginal Breech Delivery
12 Breech Extraction of a Second Twin
13 Umbilical Cord Prolapse
14 Antepartum Hemorrhage
15 Vasa Previa
16 Uterine Rupture
17 Postpartum Hemorrhage
18 Blood Transfusion
19 Uterine Inversion
20 Hypertensive Urgency and Eclampsia
22 Diabetic Ketoacidosis
23 Thyroid Storm
24 Pheochromocytoma in Pregnancy
25 Amniotic Fluid Embolism
26 Myasthenia Gravis
27 Autonomic Dysreflexia
28 Trauma in Pregnancy
29 Pregnancies in Challenging Locations