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right s Team member can kneel at patient’s
right side and use thighs as a wedge.
right Perimortem Cesarean Section
s Perform CPR on the gravida for 4
minutes, employing all the special
procedures indicated during pregnancy.
procedures Circulation, 2010, pg. S837
Circulation, 2010, Perimortem Cesarean Section
If, after 4 minutes, there is no
response from the patient, and
physical assessment suggests 24+
weeks gestation, a Perimortem
Cesarean Section should begin in
an effort to deliver the infant by 5
minutes after the arrest. VanHook, 2002,
Circulation, 2010, pg. S837.
2010, Perimortem Cesarean Section
Incision is from the xyphoid to the
symphysis pubis, through all layers of
the abdominal wall and peritoneum.
s When uterus identified, a vert...
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