Flashcards in Antenatal Care and Screening Deck (11)
How many antenatal meetings are normally made prior to 20 weeks gestation?
What tests are usually done in an antenatal meeting?
FBC, U&E, glucose
What markers are used to estimate gestational age?
What is "foetal lie"?
Relation of foetal spine to maternal spine
Longitudinal lie: parallel to maternal spine
Transverse lie: horizontal to maternal spine
What is "foetal engagement"?
Relation of foetal head to pelvic rim
Which scan is used to screen for foetal anomaly?
What tests can be used to detect the risk of Down's syndrome in 1st trimester?
Skin thickness behind foetal neck (Nuchal thickness)
bHCG and PAPP-A levels
What tests can be used to detect the risk of Down's syndrome in 2nd trimester?
HCG and AFP levels
Low AFP and high HCG increases/decreases risk of Down's syndrome
Low AFP and high HCG increases risk of Down's syndrome
High AFP and low HCG is associated with increased risk of what particular foetal anomaly?