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1` causes of third-trimester bleeding

Placental abruption and placenta previa

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Classic U/S and gross appearance of complete hydatidiform mole

Snowstorm on U/S. "Cluster-of-grapes" appearance on gross examination

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Chromosomal pattern of a complete mole

46, XX

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Molar pregnancy containing fetal tissue

Partial mole

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Sx of placental abruption

Continuous, painful vaginal bleeding

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Sx of placenta previa

Self-limited, painless vaginal bleeding

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When should a vaginal exam be performed w/ suspected placenta previa?

Never

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Abx w/ teratogenic effects

Tetracycline, flurorquinolones, aminoglycosides, sulfonamides

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Medication given to accelerate fetal lung maturity

Betamethasone or dexamethasone x 48 hours

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MCC postpartum hemorrhage

Uterine atony

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Tx for postpartum hemorrhage

Uterine massage; if that fails, give oxytocin

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Typical abx for GBS prophylaxis

IV penicillin or ampicillin

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Pt fails to lactate after emergency C section w/ marked blood loss

Sheehan's syndrome (postpartum pituitary necrosis)

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Uterine bleeding at 18 weeks' gestation; no products expelled; cervical os open

Inevitable abortion

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Uterine bleeding at 18 week's gestation; no products expelled; cervical os closed

Threatened abortion