Cardiopulmonary complications

Cardiac arrest occurs in 1.6 to 3.1 per cent of cases. During cardiopulmonary resuscitation it is vital that the uterus is displaced to the left. This is most readily achieved by manual displacement or by positioning a wedge under the right hip. If the fetus is viable, Cesarean section is advocated within 5 min of cardiopulmonary arrest to save both infant and mother. Because of the risk of pulmonary edema and acute respiratory distress syndrome, oxygen saturation should be monitored continuously. Pulmonary edema should be treated with oxygen, intravenous vasodilators, and furosemide (frusemide).

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