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1

most common medical condition in pregnancy?

HTN

2

lowest bp point in pregnancy is

13-20 weeks gestation

3

proteinuria, sudden incr in BP - suspect what?

preeclampsia

4

Nonproteinuric hypertension after 20 weeks gestation

gestational HTN

5

New onset hypertension and proteinuria after 20 weeks gestation in a previously normotensive woman.

preeclampsia

6

preeclampsia is BP >_____, protein >_____

140; 0.3

7

define ecclampsia

appearance of seizures in a patient with preeclampsia

8

what defines the HELLP syndrome

1. hemolysis
2. elevated liver enymes
3. low platelet count

9

2 goals of management of preeclampsia

1. control HTN
2. prevent seizures

10

2nd leading contributer of perinatal mortality

intrauterine growth restriction

11

fetal head circumference > abd circumference

assymmetric IUGR

12

which IUGR presents with placental dysfn?

assymmetric IUGR

13

incr in what biochemical measures raises risk of IUGR?

MSAFP

14

management of eclampsia

magnesium sulfate