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1

This condition occurs when a large heavy gravid uterus compresses the IVC.

IVC syndrome

2

What info should be gained from taking an OB patient history?

1. LMP
2. pregnancy test
3. clinical problems
4. pertinent medical history
5. EDD

3

This is the most accurate pregnancy test.

serum beta hCG

4

Serum pregnancy tests can be positive as early as...

6 days post conception.

5

Urine pregnancy test will be positive around...

4-6 weeks post LMP.

6

This is the linear distance between the symphysis pubis and the uterine fundus.

fundal height

7

When FH is at umbilicus, gestation age should be about...

20 weeks.

8

If FH is less than 19 cm, gestation age should be...

the # of cm + 1 weeks.

9

If FH is greater than 19 cm, gestational age should be...

the same as the # of cm.

10

What two pieces of info are required to determine fetal position?

1. maternal plane of section
2. fetal plane of section

11

This is the relation of fetal parts to one another independent of the mother.

fetal attitude

12

Normal fetal attitude is...

chin tucked, arms and legs drawn in.

13

This is the relation of the fetal parts to the mother.

fetal lie

14

This describes the fetal part closest to the internal cervical os.

fetal presentation

15

This is the most common fetal presentation.

cephalic 95%

16

Name four varieties of cephalic.

1. vertex
2. sinciput
3. brow
4. face

17

Three types of breech presentation...

1. footling
2. frank
3. complete

18

Frank breech is when...

the baby is in the 'pike' position - knees straight, feet by the head.

19

Complete breech in when...

the baby is in the 'cannonball' position - knees bent, feet by the hips.

20

Footling breech is when...

one or both feet are presenting.

21

This happens when part of the cord slips down through the cervix before the baby does.

prolapsed umbilical cord

22

This is the period after delivery.

puerperium

23

Indications for sonography during postpartum?

1. retained products
2. PPH
3. post surgical hematomas
4. ovarian vein thrombosis

24

This is the process by which the uterus returns to its normal size.

uterine involution

25

The size of a postpartum uterus.

14 x 7 x 7 cm

26

AP endometrial thickness postpartum.

5-13 mm

27

Common postpartum complications...

1. hemorrhage
2. infections
3. venous thrombosis
4. c/s complications

28

PPH is blood loss exceeding ___ for a normal delivery and __ for a surgical delivery.

500 ml, 1000 ml

29

This is potentially the most lethal postpartum complication.

PPH

30

This is a lack of tone or strength in the uterus following birth.

uterine atony