Flashcards in Abruptio placenta Deck (7)
In Abruptio placenta, is the placenta implanted normally?
what happens in abruptio placenta?
it separates prematurely.
do you ALWAYS have to see the bleeding?
No. the bleeding may be external, or she may be bleeding internally (concealed)
what will be done to confirm the DX?
- Motor vehicle accidents
- Rapid decompression of the uterus (Membranes rupture)
but WHAT IS IT SNEAKILY ASSOCIATED WITH?
Cocaine use & PIH (pregnancy induced hypertension)
- why would it be difficult to palpate the fetus?
- why would they also have a boardlike abdomen?
- the uterus is filling up with blood