Tag pregnancy
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Acute Fatty Liver of Pregnancy

Acute Fatty Liver of Pregnancy: hepatic dysfunction + microvesicular infiltration of hepatocytes; thought to be a variant of PET; fetal and maternal mortality = 20%
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Burns and Pregnancy

Burns and Pregnancy: at risk of premature labour due to high levels of circulating prostaglandins; fluid replacement must cater for increased circulating volume
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Influenza and Pregnancy

Influenza and Pregnancy: known high incidence of morbidity and mortality in mother and foetus in H1N1 infection and severe community acquired pneumonia; multidisciplinary team approach: O&G, NICU, anaesthetics, ICU; planned delivery of foetus (although the teams may have conflicting interests)
Ultrasound cases top 100 340

Ultrasound Case 013

23 year old female presents with lower and then diffuse abdominal pain with transient hypotension and bradycardia. Urine pregnancy test is positive.
Tropical Travel Trouble

Humongous HIV Extravaganza

Tropical Travel Trouble is a series of clinical cases that you may see in the tropics or your own ED from the dreaded returned traveller. HIV