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Policy Number: 701-0023
Audit Review: 03/04/2015
FETAL EMERGENCY: Life threatening abruption, prolapsed cord, hemorrhage, acute cord accident, prolonged persistent decelerations less than 60 beats per minute lasting longer than one minute.
To recognize and provide rapid, coordinated response to emergent conditions that pertain to fetal survival, such as prolapsed cord, placental abruption, or persistent fetal decelerations.
Parties that may or will become involved in this process are, but not limited to, OB provider, OB nurse(s), the Lead Nurse, and Staff nurses, OR crew, anesthesia Pediatrician, Respiratory Therapy and possibly outside NICU team.