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1

What is/are the primary female reproductive organ(s)?

ovaries

2

________ is an infection of the female upper organs of reproduction.

PID

3

_______ can be caused by:
ectopic pregnancy
cervical polyps
miscarriage

vaginal bleeding

4

Spontaneous abortion is also called:

miscarriage

5

Vaginal bleeding should be controlled by:

external pads

6

A patient with severe vaginal bleeding must be closely monitored for signs and symptoms of:

shock

7

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

8

Your primary responsibility at the scene of a sexual assault is to:

treat life threats

9

When treating a female patient with abdominal pain who has recently entered menopause, it is important to remember that:

the patient may be pregnant

10

What is the area of skin between the vagina and the anus called?

perineum

11

each ovary produces an ____ in alternating months

ovum

12

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)

13

_____ are the primary location for fertilization

fallopian tubes

14

____ is the muscular organ where the fetus grows during pregnancy

uterus

15

the narrowest part of the uterus is the

cervix

16

the onset of menstruation is

menarche

17

menarche usually occurs between ages

11-16 years

18

women continue the cycle of ovulation and menstruation until they reach

menopause

19

PID infects the ___, ___, and ____

ovaries, uterus, and fallopian tubes

20

PID occurs almost exclusively in

sexually active women

21

PID can result in ____ or ______

ectopic pregnancy or sterility

22

_____ is a pregnancy that developed outside the uterus

ectopic pregnancy

23

most common sign of PID

generalized lower abdominal pain

24

____ can develop into PID

STD's

25

three examples of STD's

chlamydia, bacterial vaginosis, gonorrhea

26

if bacterial vaginosis is untreated in a pregnant women it can lead to ____ or ____

LBW or premature birthq

27

untreated STD's can enter the blood stream and

infect other parts of the body

28

involve police if _____ is suspected

sexual assault

29

the ovaries are located on each side of the lower abdomen and produce an ovum that if fertilized will develop into a

fetus