Fletcher, Horace M; Wharfe, Gilian H.; Mitchell, Sharmaine Y.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Placental separation due to lap seat belt injury during air travel.
Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Date of Publication
Presents the case of a patient 14 weeks pregnant who while traveling by air sustained abdominal trauma from a lap seat belt during severe air turbulence. Ultrasonography's revelation of placental separation with a live fetus compatible with dates; Need for shoulder restraints to be provided for pregnant women who travel by air to prevent such obstetric complications.....