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Primary causes of third-trimester bleeding.

Placental abruption and placenta previa

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Classic ultrasound and gross appearance of complete hydatidiform mole

Snowstorm on ultrasound. "Cluster-of-grapes" appearance on gross examination

3

Chromosomal pattern of a complete mole

46,XX

4

Molar pregnancy containing fetal tissue

Partial mole

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Symptoms of placental abruption

Continuous, painful vaginal bleeding

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Symptoms of placenta previa

Self-limited, painless vaginal bleeding

7

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

Never

8

Antibiotics with teratogenic effects

Tetracyline
Fluoroquinolones
Aminoglycosides
Sulfonamides

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Medication given to accelerate fetal lung maturity

Betamethasone or dexamethasone x 48 hours

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The most common cause of postpartum hemorrhage

Uterine atony

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Treatment for postpartum hemorrhage

Uterine massage; if that fails, give oxytocin

12

Typical antibiotics for group B streptococcal prophylaxis

IV penicillin or ampicillin

13

A patient fails to lactate after an emergency C-section with 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 weeks' gestation; no products expelled; cervical os closed

Threatened abortion