Obstetric emergencies can be life-threatening situations that can arise at any time during pregnancy, labour and birth.
Emergency management of mother and her baby or foetus requires specialist care by a midwife or obstetrician. You may, however, be the first responder in a life-threatening situation. Thus, you will need to anticipate and be prepared.
The resources in this module highlight the nursing management of common obstetric emergencies
Resuscitation of Newborn Infants
Paediatrics - neonatal resuscitationDr Tamara Keith, a paediatrician in London, gives an expert overview of the process of neonatal resuscitation.
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How to deliver a baby - study midwiferyStudents on the midwifery degree course at the University of South Wales learn how to deliver a baby with the aid of manikin-based simulations. Presented by Janine Wyn-Davies, Professional Head of Midwifery Education at University of South Wales. http://www.southwales.ac.uk/midwifery/
Watch part 2 of how to deliver a baby: http://youtu.be/tf3P_DGEUic
The physiological method of placenta delivery: http://youtu.be/_jRQaLeazCM
Placenta delivery by controlled cord traction: http://youtu.be/S2TWmI4RiSA
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How to deliver a baby, part two - study midwiferyStudents on the midwifery degree learn how to deliver a baby using high fidelity simulators. http://www.southwales.ac.uk/nursing/
Presented by Janine Wyn-Davies, Professional Head of Midwifery Education at the University of South Wales.
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CORE EM: Peri-Mortem C-Section
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How to deliver a baby in an emergency childbirth – Normal vaginal birth (with no midwife/obstetrician present)
Here we explain how to deliver a baby in an emergency situation. Bear in mind it’s unlikely to happen to you. There is usually plenty of time to get to hospital or get help if it’s a planned homebirth.
Antepartum Haemorrhage – Haemorrhage: Postpartum (PPH) & Anetpartum (APH)
Antepartum haemorrhage (APH) is usually defined as bleeding from the birth canal after the 24th week of pregnancy. It can occur at any time until the second stage of labour is complete; bleeding following the birth of the baby is postpartum haemorrhage.
Intervention 2 – Essential Newborn Care
Most newborn deaths can be prevented by mothers and CHWs (Community Health Workers) carrying out the following healthy practises.
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Elmir, R., Pangas, J., Dahlen, H., & Schmied, V. (2017). A meta‐ethnographic synthesis of midwives’ and nurses’ experiences of adverse labour and birth events. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 26(23-24), 4184-4200. doi:10.1111/jocn.13965
Thompson, J. F., Ford, J. B., Raynes-Greenow, C. H., Roberts, C. L., & Ellwood, D. A. (2011). Women’s experiences of care and their concerns and needs following a significant primary postpartum haemorrhage. Birth (Berkeley, Calif.), 38(4), 327. doi-org.ipacez.nd.edu.au/10.1111/j.1523-536X.2011.00491.x
Hinton, L., Locock, L., & Knight, M. (2014). Partner experiences of “near-miss” events in pregnancy and childbirth in the UK: A qualitative study. PLoS ONE, 9(4), 1–8. doi-org.ipacez.nd.edu.au/10.1371/journal.pone.0091735