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s Be prepared for hemorrhage from
atonic s Control bleeding STAT so benefits of
delivery on patient’s resuscitation are
not After Perimortem Delivery
s Expect infection - massive antibiotic
therapy must begin as soon as mother
is s Staff debriefing session ASAP. Guidelines for Resuscitation of
the Postpartum Client
s Left uterine displacement , using
identical techniques employed for the
undelivered s Early intubation. s Diagnose cause of the arrest. Luppi, 1997. Table 8. Conclusions
s Cardiac arrest in pregnancy is rare but
possible. s Be aware of risk factors for arrest.
risk s Be familiar with unique needs of
pregnant patient during CPR.
s Mock pregnant code blue drills are
helpful to keep staff prepared.
helpful s CPR in pregnancy = not one patient but
two! s Be prepared..it could happen on your
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