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Title: Focused transthoracic echocardiography in obstetrics.
Authors: Griffiths S
Waight G
Dennis AT
Keywords: Pregnancy
echocardiography
Issue Date: 2018
Source: 18(9):271-276
Abstract: Key points *Delayed recognition of the sick obstetric patient contributes to maternal morbidity and mortality. *Identification of an acutely unwell pregnant or evaluation of routine observations and basic investigations. *Focused transthoracic echocardiography provides a rapid, non-invasive assessment of the cardiovascular system. *Focused transthoracic echocardiography may help differentiate non-specific, life-threatening signs or symptoms in the obstetric patient such as hypotension or dyspnoea. *Formal training in focused transthoracic echocardiography must be reinforced by ongoing maintenance of skills.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/11055/761
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bjae.2018.06.001
Journal Title: BJA Education
Type: Journal Article
Study/Trial: Reviews/Systematic Reviews
Appears in Collections:Scholarly and Clinical

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