Flashcards in Clinical aspects of Pregnancy I Deck (17)
What are the five complications that account for 80% of maternal deaths?
High blood pressure during pregnancy
At what point can maternal glucose cross the placenta?
How many deliveries of women with GDM are larger than normal?
What are some risk factors for gestational diabetes?
35 years or older
BMI > 25
Family hx of DM in 1° relative
Macrosomia in previous pregnancy
Hx of gestational DM
High risk ethnic group
What medications are often used in GDM treatment?
What is defined as preterm labor?
labor prior to 37 weeks
What is the incidence of preterm labor in the US?
11% of pregnancies
What should you do with a patient when evaluating preterm labor?
Speculum exam, cultures, fetal fibronectin
How long should the cervix be when considering cerclage?
What has the best predictive value when considering imminent delivery?
High Negative predictive value
What drugs are often given for lung maturation?
Betamethasone or dexamethasone
What does placenta previa present as?
What does placenta abruption present as?
How do you evaluate antepartum bleeding first?
Ultrasound. Before anything else. Then speculum
What is the treatment for placenta previa?
C section delivery
What is placenta accreta?
Invasion of placenta into uterus