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1
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3 layers of the uterine wall?

A

Endometrium - inner most wall
Myometrium - thick middle layer of smooth muscle
Perimetrium - outer layer

2
Q

What is the bloody show?

A

The expulsion of the plug signals the first stage of labor

3
Q

What does the umbilical cord contain?

A

One vein that carries oxygenated blood

Two arteries that carry deoxygenated blood

4
Q

How much amniotic fluid is in the sac?

A

Between 500 and 1000 ml

5
Q

Name the 3 stages of pregnancy?

A

Pre-embryonic - first 14 days
Embryonic - day 15 to week 8
Fetal stage - week 8 until delivery

6
Q

How long does a full term pregnancy last?

A

280 days

7
Q

Antepartum

A

Emergencies that occur in the pregnant patient prior to the onset of labor

8
Q

What is placenta previa?

A

The implantation of the placenta over or near the opening of the cervix

9
Q

What does efface mean?

A

Thinking of the cervix

10
Q

3 types of placenta previa?

A

Total - placenta completely covers the os-cervix
Partial - placenta partially covers the os
Marginal - placenta is implanted near the neck of the cervix

11
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What is the hallmark sign of placenta previa?

A

Third trimester vaginal bleeding that is painless

12
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What is abruptio placentae?

A

Abnormal separation of the placenta from the uterine wall

13
Q

2 types of abruptio placentae?

A

Complete - placenta completely separates from the uterine wall - 100% fetal mortality rate

Partial - placenta is partially separate from the uterine wall - 30 to 60 percent mortality rate

14
Q

Top, middle, bottom of the uterus?

A

Fundus
Body or corpus
Cervix