Critical Obstetric and Gynecologic Procedures in the Emergency Department

Research Section, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR, USA. Electronic address: .
Emergency medicine clinics of North America (Impact Factor: 0.78). 02/2013; 31(1):207-36. DOI: 10.1016/j.emc.2012.09.005
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Obstetric and gynecologic emergencies are common reasons for emergency department visits. Therefore, emergency physicians must be proficient in the management and treatment of these emergencies. This article reviews critical procedures and provides an overview of each procedure and the indications, contraindications, technique, and potential complications.

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