Learning Zone: Obesity in Pregnancy. Dr Stephanie Day

Topic of the month Date
Obesity in Pregnancy
March 2021
Relevant recent publications
OAA webcast (in last 4 years)
  • Anaesthesia in the obese parturient
    Update webinar – Challenges on obstetric anaesthesia
    J. Campbell – Labour analgesia in the obese parturient
    N. Weale – CS Anaesthesia in the obese parturient
    From 46 minutes into the webcast (password: contact the Secretariat)
  • Managing the Obese Parturient
    Dr McCaul Wednesday 16th Nov 2019
    Webcast (password: contact the Secretariat)
  • Obesity in Pregnancy
    Dr Sam Bampoe 2019 update
    Webcast (password: contact the Secretariat)
  • Anaesthetic management of the Obese Parturient
    Dr Terry Tan Obstetric Anaesthesia 2018 , Friday 25th May
    Webcast (password: contact the Secretariat)

    OAA posters (in last 4 years)
       National Guidelines
      RCOG green top: Care of Women with Obesity in Pregnancy
      Care of Women with Obesity in Pregnancy - Denison

      AAGBI guidelines
      Peri-operative management of the obese surgical patient

      NICE (NG212) Intrapartum care for women with existing medical conditions or obstetric complications and their babies.
      Section 1.9 Obesity

         Clinical Guidelines
        Local Trust Guidelines from OAA: High BMI
        High BMI

        Audit / Qu suggestions
        7Obstetric practice
        Raising the Standards: RCoA Quality Improvement Compendium
        7.2 Anaesthetic care for women who are obese during pregnancy (Pg 244)

          FRCA questions Obesity in Pregnancy
          Final FRCA Written Obstetric Past Questions

          Simulation suggestion

            Information for expectant
            parents and midwives’

            labourpains.com logo

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