THE CASE OF NEONATAL RESPIRATORY DEPRESSSION - February 2021

Title: Case of Neonatal Respiratory Depression
Authors: Mihaela Podovei, MD, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA, and Dan Drzymalski, MD, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA
Summary: This is a case of a 38-year-old multiparous patient (G2P1) at 35 weeks gestation who undergoes an emergency repeat cesarean delivery during which a second anesthesiologist is required to perform neonatal resuscitation due to neonatal respiratory depression. During this multidisciplinary simulation activity participants will understand the steps involved in neonatal resuscitation and engage in learning to improve team communication in this clinical scenario.
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CASE OF MATERNAL TRAUMA PRESENTING TO THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT - January 2021  

Title: Case of Maternal Trauma Presenting to the Emergency Department
Authors: Shobana Murugan, MD, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX and Mark Richman, MD, Ventura, CA
Summary: This is a case of a 31-year-old multiparous patient (G3P2) at 37 weeks gestation who sustained an abruption secondary to trauma, who requires an emergency cesarean delivery which is complicated by uterine atony necessitating a hysterectomy. During this multidisciplinary simulation activity participants will understand the steps involved in trauma evaluation including initial management and recognition of complications. They will also engage in learning to improve team communication in this clinical scenario.
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