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Where in the heart does this occur

Between pulmonary artery and aorta

1

What problem does this cause

Oxygenated blood goes to lungs

2

What are the s/s

Machinery murmur
Widened pulse pressure
L vent hypertrophy

3

How is this managed

Transcatheter closure device
Surgical ligation

4

Which med is given to prevent ductal closure

Indomethacin

5

What are 5 contraindications of indomethacin

Hyperbilirubinemia
Renal dysfunction
Necrotizing enterocolitis
Thrombocytopenia
Infection

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What are potential side effects of indomethacin

GI bleed
Oliguria
Bone marrow suppression
Poor clotting