High Dependancy Unit in the Obstetric Department

  • I. Smilov
  • I. Trayanov
  • I. Kovachev
Conference paper


The critically ill pregnant woman represents a unique challenge to the clinician. The patient’s disease, as well as any potential therapy, simultaneously affects two individuals with vastly different physiologies.


Pulmonary Capillary Wedge Pressure Diabetic Ketoacidosis Primary Pulmonary Hypertension Placental Abruption High Dependency Unit 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • I. Smilov
    • 1
  • I. Trayanov
    • 1
  • I. Kovachev
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive CareUniversity Hospital of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Medical UniversitySofiaBulgaria

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