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Perinatología y reproducción humana

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MENDOZA-CALDERON, Sergio Arael et al. Instrumentation of a Clinical Practice Guideline at the Instituto Nacional de Perinatología: Diagnosis and treatment protocol in Cardiopulmonary resuscitation during pregnancy. Perinatol. Reprod. Hum. [online]. 2013, vol.27, n.1, pp.35-43. ISSN 2524-1710.

The cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is the treatment for the cardiopulmonary arrest. During pregnancy the incidence of the cardiopulmonary arrest is 1:20,000. There are many differences between the routine cardiopulmonary resuscitation procedure and the cardiopulmonary resuscitation in pregnant women. Justification: Provide to the medical and paramedical personal the better tools for the primary and advanced medical treatment for the cardiopulmonary arrest during pregnancy. The majority of the patients at the National Institute of Perinatology (INPer) are pregnant women, so is very important that all the medical personal knows how to implement correctly the cardiopulmonary resuscitation procedure. Objective: To simplify the treatment of the cardiopulmonary arrest using a guideline, that was designed accord with the characteristics of the patients attended at the INPer. This guideline is a practical clinical tool for easy application. The recommendations of the guideline represent the better clinical evidence identified at the medical literature, with the objective of standardize the treatment of pregnant women in cardiopulmonary arrest

Keywords : Cardiopulmonary resuscitation; pregnancy; clinical practice guideline.

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