Table 4

Proposed criteria for research reporting of amniotic fluid embolism [12]

Sudden onset of cardiorespiratory arrest or both hypotension (systolic blood pressure < 90 mm Hg) and respiratory compromise
   (dyspnea, cyanosis, or peripheral capillary oxygen saturation [SpO2] < 90%)
Documentation of overt DIC following appearance of these initial signs or symptoms, using scoring system of Scientific and
    Standardization Committee on DIC of the ISTH, modified for pregnancy Coagulopathy must be detected prior to loss of sufficient
   blood to itself account for dilutional or shock-related consumptive coagulopathy
Clinical onset during labor or within 30 min of delivery of placenta
(4) No fever (38.0°C) during labor