Flashcards in Chapter 21: Gynecologic Emergencies Deck (29)
What is/are the primary female reproductive organ(s)?
________ is an infection of the female upper organs of reproduction.
_______ can be caused by:
Spontaneous abortion is also called:
Vaginal bleeding should be controlled by:
A patient with severe vaginal bleeding must be closely monitored for signs and symptoms of:
When an EMT is called upon to treat the victim of sexual assault, which of the following is true?
a.You should offer to have the victim treated by a female EMT.
c.You should not allow the patient to shower or change clothes.
d.all of the above
d.all of the above
Your primary responsibility at the scene of a sexual assault is to:
treat life threats
When treating a female patient with abdominal pain who has recently entered menopause, it is important to remember that:
the patient may be pregnant
What is the area of skin between the vagina and the anus called?
each ovary produces an ____ in alternating months
each month one ovum is released into the _____ (a process called ____)
each month one ovum is released into the FALLOPIAN TUBE (a process called OVULATION)
_____ are the primary location for fertilization
____ is the muscular organ where the fetus grows during pregnancy
the narrowest part of the uterus is the
the onset of menstruation is
menarche usually occurs between ages
women continue the cycle of ovulation and menstruation until they reach
PID infects the ___, ___, and ____
ovaries, uterus, and fallopian tubes
PID occurs almost exclusively in
sexually active women
PID can result in ____ or ______
ectopic pregnancy or sterility
_____ is a pregnancy that developed outside the uterus
most common sign of PID
generalized lower abdominal pain
____ can develop into PID
three examples of STD's
chlamydia, bacterial vaginosis, gonorrhea
if bacterial vaginosis is untreated in a pregnant women it can lead to ____ or ____
LBW or premature birthq
untreated STD's can enter the blood stream and
infect other parts of the body
involve police if _____ is suspected