The pregnant uterus consumes a large amount of maternal blood, causing gravid women to become anoxic more quickly during a crisis. A perimortem c-section delivery should be performed within 4 minutes of maternal cardiac arrest to maximize survival chances for both the fetus and mother.
Why should you consider this a life saving procedure ?
When should I perform a perimortem c-section?
What are the criteria?
Where do I cut?
Watch these videos for the answers to these questions.
2. Perimortem C-section Simulation Video