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1

1° causes of third-trimester bleeding.

Placental abruption and placenta previa.

2

Classic ultrasound and gross appearance of complete hydatidiform mole.

Snowstorm on ultrasound. “Cluster-of-grapes” appearance on gross examination.

3

Chromosomal pattern of a complete mole.

46,XX.

4

Molar pregnancy containing fetal tissue.

Partial mole.

5

Symptoms of placental abruption.

Continuous, painful vaginal bleeding.

6

Symptoms of placenta previa.

Self-limited, painless vaginal bleeding.

7

When should a vaginal exam be performed with suspected placenta previa?

Never.

8

Antibiotics with teratogenic effects.

Tetracycline, fluoroquinolones, aminoglycosides, sulfonamides.

9

Shortest AP diameter of the pelvis.

Obstetric conjugate: between the sacral promontory and the midpoint of the symphysis pubis.

10

Medication given to accelerate fetal lung maturity.

Betamethasone or dexamethasone × 48 hours.

11

he most common cause of postpartum hemorrhage.

Uterine atony.

12

Treatment for postpartum hemorrhage.

Uterine massage; if that fails, give oxytocin.

13

Typical antibiotics for group B streptococcus (GBS) prophylaxis.

IV penicillin or ampicillin.

14

A patient fails to lactate after an emergency C-section with marked blood loss.

Sheehan’s syndrome (postpartum pituitary necrosis).

15

Uterine bleeding at 18 weeks’ gestation; no products expelled; membranes ruptured; cervical os open.

Inevitable abortion.

16

Uterine bleeding at 18 weeks’ gestation; no products expelled; cervical os closed.

Threatened abortion.

17

The 7 W’s of postpartum fever (10 days postdelivery):

Womb (endomyometritis)
Wind (atelectasis, pneumonia)
Water (UTI)
Walk (DVT, pulmonary
embolism)
Wound (incision, episiotomy)
Weaning (breast
engorgement,
abscess, mastitis)
Wonder drugs (drug
fever)