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1

Classic U/S and gross appearance of complete hydatidiform mole

-U/S: snowstorm
-Gross exam: "cluster-of-grapes" appearance

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Chromosomal pattern of a complete mole

46,XX

3

Molar pregnancy containing fetal tissue

Partial mole

4

Sxs of placental abruption

Continuous, painful VB

5

Sxs of placenta previa

Self-limited, painless VB

6

When should a vaginal exam be performed with suspected placenta previa?

Never!

7

Abx with teratogenic effects

Tetracycline, fluoroquinolones, aminoglycosides, sulfonamides

8

Shortest AP diameter of the pelvis

Obstetric conjugate: btwn the sacral promontory & the midpoint of the pubic symphysis

9

Medication given to accelerate fetal lung maturity

Betamethasone or dexamethasone x 48h

10

MCC of postpartum (PP) hemorrhage

Uterine atony

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Tx for PP hemorrhage

Uterine massage; if that fails, give oxytocin

12

Typical abx for group B strep (GBS) prophy

IV PCN or amp

13

Pt fails to lactate after an emergency C/S with marked blood loss

Sheehan's syndrome (PP pituitary necrosis)

14

Uterine bleeding at 18 wks gestation, no products expelled, membranes ruptured, cervical os open

Inevitable abortion

15

Uterine bleeding at 18 wks gestation, no products expelled, cervical os closed

Threatened abortion

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1˚ causes of T3 bleeding

Placental abruption and placenta previa