Obstetric protocols in the setting of a pandemic

Rupsa C. Boelig, Calvin Lambert, Juan A. Pena, Joanne Stone, Peter S. Bernstein, Vincenzo Berghella

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The purpose of this article is to review key areas that should be considered and modified in our obstetric protocols, specifically: 1) Patient triage, 2) Labor and delivery unit policies, 3) Special considerations for personal protective equipment (PPE) needs in obstetrics, 4) Intrapartum management, and 5) Postpartum care.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number151295
JournalSeminars in Perinatology
StateAccepted/In press - 2020


  • Epidemic
  • Obstetric protocols
  • Pandemic
  • Public health

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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    Boelig, R. C., Lambert, C., Pena, J. A., Stone, J., Bernstein, P. S., & Berghella, V. (Accepted/In press). Obstetric protocols in the setting of a pandemic. Seminars in Perinatology, [151295]. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.semperi.2020.151295