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1

What does "depression at birth" or "neonatal depression" refer to?

Respiratory depression at birth. (Formal: need for PPV >2 min, intubation, or Apgar score <6 at 5 min.)

2

Intrapartum Tx for postmature infants involves preparation for _______ and _______.

Meconium aspiration; neonatal depression

3

Other conditions (aside from meconium aspiration an respi depression) seen commonly in postpartum neonates include what 4 conditions?

Persistent pulmonary hypertension (PPHTN), hypoglycemia, hypocalcemia, and polycythemia.

4

What is the #1 cause of neonatal seizures?

Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy

5

What neonates are at higher risk of interventricular bleeds?

Premees

6

What is the best diagnostic test for a suspected intracerebral bleed in a premie?

US

7

What is the best test for an intracerebral bleed in a term baby?

CT

8

Most common metabolic cause of neonatal seizures?

Hypoglycemia

9

What is the best test for suspected drug withdrawal after Hx and PE?

Urine drug screening

10

What is the effect of maternal cyanotic heart disease on the fetus?

Intrauterine growth retardation

11

What is the effect of Graves' disease on the neonate?

Transient thyrotoxicosis

12

What is the effect of maternal ITP?

Thrombocytopenia

13

What is the effect of maternal myasthenia gravis?

Transient myasthenia

14

What is the effect of maternal SLE?

Congenital heart block