Flashcards in Exam 2 Deck (167)
3 Risk factors for hydatidiform moles?
Women over 35 y.o
What is the most common presenting symptom of hydatidiform moles?
What does a hydatidiform mole appear as on ultrasound?
Where is the most common side of an ectopic pregnancy: Cervix, ovary, tube, or abdomen?
What condition presents with abdominal tenderness along with vaginal bleeding?
Ectopic pregnancy-likely ruptured
What is the term for a pregnancy complicated by bleeding before 20wks gestation?
What constitutes someone to have 'recurrent spontaneous abortions'?
3 or more consecutive pregnancy losses
What accounts for 49% of spontaneous abortions (loss of preg. before 20wks)?
What is it called when the woman has a dilated cervix prior to the 20wk gestation mark?
What is the term for implantation of the placenta over or near the internal os?
Bright red, painless bleeding that occurs after 27wks gestation is most likely ___ ____.
What condition studied is NOT diagnosed via ultrasound?
What is abruption placentae?
Separation of placenta after 20wks gestation; accompanied by bleeding, abdomen or back pain
What is the most common cause of abruption placentae?
Maternal hypertension (44%)
With twins, are you more likely to see oligohydramnios or polyhydramnios?
T/F: Fetal ballottement is easier to perform with polyhydramnios.
What is gestational hypertension?
Blood Pressure: Over 140/90 mmHg
After 20wks gestation
NO PROTEIN IN THE URINE
If they have 140/90mmHg BP, after 20wks, with protein in the urine it is called ____.
Preeclampsia affects ___% of pregnancies?
T/F: C-section is preferred if diagnosed with preeclampsia.
False: Vaginal is preferred unless there is physiological stress
What is HELLP?
Associated with preeclampsia; Hemolysis, Elevated Liver enzymes, Low Platelet count
New seizures in a woman with preeclampsia is called what?
What are the two forms of treatment for eclampsia?
Preterm labor is cervical effacement &/or dilation before __ wks of gestation.
What is the greatest risk factor for preterm labor?
Having a previous preterm delivery
What does tocolytic therapy do for preterm labor?
Slows down or halts uterine contractions
What do corticosteroids do with regards to preterm labor?
Enhance pulmonary maturity of baby
What is the definition of post-term pregnancy?
Pregnancy that reaches 42+ wks gestation
What is gestational diabetes?
A glucose intolerance that begins during pregnancy