Flashcards in OB Deck (14):
Test which differentiates fetal from maternal Hb in infant’s gastric contents, vomitus, or stool.
For tx PPH — A heavy sutute to compress an atonic uterus.
==> Described by Christopher Balogun-Lynch.
Determining whether or not induction of labor will be successful.
==> Based on 5 criteria (scored from 0-3):
Position — cerv consistency — degree of effacement — dilatation — station.
Score >9 suggests that induction will be successful.
Persistent galactorrhea—amenorrhea after pregnancy.
Penetration of the uterine myometrium from hemorrhage during delivery.
==> May occur as a consequence of placental abruption.
Hydrocephalus from failure of the foramina Luschka and Magendie to open.
==> A/w an OCCIPITAL MENINGOCELE and agenesis of the cerebellar vermis and splenium of the CORPUS CALLOSUM.
==> A/w WARFARIN USE DURING PREGNANCY.
Stimulation of the cervix leading to contraction of the uterus through oxytocin release.
Graph of dilation of cervix /
Fetal descent during active labor.
Early sign of pregnancy characterized by PURPLISH discoloration of vagina.
Low transverse uterine incision for CS.
In breech delivery, middle finger of one hand is place in the mouth and thumb on chin to promote flexion and traction.
While counter-pressure is applied to the occiput with the other hand.
In pregnancy, uterine corpus and cervix can be easily flexed on each other due to Hegar’s sign.
Early sign of pregnancy where there is asymmetry of the uterus with a well-defined soft prominence of the cornu, due to implantation near one of the cornua.
==> Also known as von Braun-Fernwald’s sign.