Katherine W. Arendt, Author at Clinical Pain Advisor

Katherine W. Arendt

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Preterm Labor and Cerclage

What the Anesthesiologist Should Know before the Operative Procedure Preterm labor is defined as regular painful contractions resulting in cervical change prior to 37 weeks’ gestation. A preterm infant is one born between 20 and 37 weeks’ gestation, with those born prior to 24 weeks or with a birth weight less than 750 grams having…

The Parturient with Multiple Gestation

What the Anesthesiologist Should Know before the Operative Procedure Multiple gestations have become more common because they can occur in conjunction with infertility treatments. In comparison to singleton gestations, multiple gestations are more likely to be complicated by supine hypotension syndrome, anemia, preeclampsia, polyhydramnios, preterm premature rupture of membranes, preterm labor and/or delivery, dysfunctional labor,…

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