Obstetrical Emergencies

Return to Emergency and Urgent Care sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 45 min.

Learning Objectives

1. Understand how to treat hypertensive urgencies and eclampsia.
2. Evaluate postpartum dyspnea and/or chest pain with regard to common etiologies and treatment.
3. Understand how to manage postpartum hemorrhage in the emergency room setting.
4. Describe the technique and indication for perimortem cesarean delivery.

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Course summary
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Larry Leeman MD, MPH, Professor of Family and Community Medicine; Obstetrics and Gynecology; Co-Medical Director University Hospital Mother Baby Unit; University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque

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  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

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