Flashcards in OBGYN Deck (69)
Do you pap smear pts w/history of hysterectomy?
why or why not?
Pap smear screening is not indicated in patients who have had a hysterectomy, unless it was done for cervical cancer or a high-grade cervical dyspalsia.
women age 30-65.
-how often should they be cotested cytology/HPV?
Should be screened with cytology and HPV testing (‘‘cotesting’’) every five years.
Initial triage of finding atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance (ASCUS) on a Pap smear?
HPV typing is an option in the initial triage of the finding of atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance (ASCUS) on a Pap smear
women age 21-29
-how often should they have pap smear?
Every three years.
When is a DEXA scan indicated?
DEXA scan is only recommended in patients with risk factors for osteoporosis prior to age 65.
Women 40+ how often do they get mammograms?
ACOG recommends that women aged 40 years and older be offered screening mammography annually.
When do you begin colonoscopies and how often do you get them?
For patients with average risk for colon cancer, the recommended screening is to begin colonoscopy at age 50 and then every 10 years, if normal
Physiologic dyspnea of pregnancy is present in up to ___% of women by the ____ trimester.
Physiologic dyspnea of pregnancy is present in up to 75% of women by the third trimester.
respiratory alkalosis/acidosis in pregnancy is normal
Why are pregnant pts at risk for pulmonary edema?
Plasma osmolality is decreased during pregnancy which increases the susceptibility to pulmonary edema.
Name 2 tocolytics:
What happens to cardiac output during pregnancy?
-What happens to systemic vascular resistance in pregnancy?
The cardiac output increases up to 33% due to increases in both the heart rate and stroke volume.
-The SVR falls during pregnancy
The quadruple test
maternal serum alpha fetoprotein, unconjugated estriol, human chorionic gonadotropin, and inhibin A.
What is 1st trimester screen for Downs?
Nuchal translucency measurement with maternal serum PAPP-A and free Beta-hCG (known as the combined test) is a first trimester screen for Down syndrome
-dose for normal pts?
-dose for high risk pts?
-non-high risk patients is 0.4mg/day
-4 mg of folic acid daily before conception and through the first trimester.
How can dehydration lead to braxton hicks contractions?
ADH can mimic oxytocin effects & cause contractions.
1st trimester abortion: think what first?
3 signs of placenta separation:
cord lengthening, gush of blood, uterine fundal rebound as placenta detaches from wall.
4th degree laceration: what needs to happen?
anal mucosa is entered
Spinal vs epidural: which more common in C/S?
Complication of spinal/epidural:
Mat. hypotension due to dec. SVR. Can lead to dec. placental perfusion & fetal brady.
Is general anesthesia used in OB?
Only for emergent C/S.
Stage 1 of labor:
Extends until complete cervical dilation.
Stage 2 of labor:
Extends until delivery of infant.
Stage 3 of labor:
Extends until placental delivery.
previa vs abruption:
-which one is painful?
-which one has bright red blood?
-abruption = painful
-bright red blood = previa (dark = abruption).
-main risk factor?
Only need rapid delivery if severe. If small, give bethamethasone and tocolytics to prolong til 34 wks.
-what is it?
-beta2 agonist (causes smooth muscle relaxation).