The pregnant trauma victim presents unique challenges to medical care providers because two lives must be treated concurrently. Physiologic changes inherent in the normal pregnancy, modify the assessment and treatment routines. Care directed to the mother impacts the fetus. Management of the pregnant trauma victim requires a high index of suspicion. Accurate assessment and timely interventions will enhance the probability of healthy outcomes for both mother and infant
Trauma| November 01 1990
Clinical Management of the Pregnant Trauma Victim
AACN Adv Crit Care (1990) 1 (3): 479–494.
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Marge Zerbe; Clinical Management of the Pregnant Trauma Victim. AACN Adv Crit Care 1 November 1990; 1 (3): 479–494. doi: https://doi.org/10.4037/15597768-1990-3004
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