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Flashcards in Obstetrics and Neonatology Deck (38):
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CNA

certified nursing assistant

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ED, ER

emergency department, room

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ICU

intensive care unit

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OB

obstetrics

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OPD

outpatient department

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OR

operating room

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Peds

pediatrics

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GTPAL

gravida, term births, preterm births, abortions, living children

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gravida

total number of pregnancies

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G/P

gravida/para

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para

births

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EDC

estimated date of confinement; due date

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LMP

last menstrual cycle

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BOW

bag of waters

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C/S, C-section

cesarean section (caesarean section)

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NB

newborn

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p/o, PO

post-operative, postoperative

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amni/o

fetal membrane

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amniocentesis

surgical puncture to remove fetal membrane for diagnostic purposes

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cephal/o

head

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fet/i, fet/o

fetus; unborn child

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gravid/o

pregnancy

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embry/o

embryo (first two months of gestation)

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lact/o

milk

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nat/o

birth

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umbilic/o

belly button, navel

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par/o

give birth to, labor

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prim/i

first

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pseud/o

false

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micro-

small

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multi-

many

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nulli-

none

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post-

after

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pre-

before

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peri-

around, surrounding

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dystocia

difficult labor

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-partum

childbirth, labor

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-rrhexis

labor