Maternal Complications During Pregnancy - Ob / GYN Part 2

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Part 2 of Maternal Complications


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  • 1. 
    This is a condition in pregnancy characterized by a deficiency of amniotic fluid. It is the opposite of polyhydramnios.  
  • 2. 
    What does IUGR stand for?
  • 3. 
    This refers to poor growth of a baby while in the womb.  It specifically refers to the fetus whose weight is below the 10th percentile for its gestational age.
  • 4. 
    Toxemia is also known as:
  • 5. 
    What is the most common maternal infection in pregnancy:
  • 6. 
    Incompetent cervix usually occurs during which trimester?
  • 7. 
    Which of the following is NOT a risk factor for PROM?
    • A. 

      Gestational diabetes

    • B. 

      Hypertension

    • C. 

      CVS

    • D. 

      Multiple elective abortions

  • 8. 
    Cervical cerclage is used to treat _____________  __________.
  • 9. 
    A patient presents with a blood pressure of 150/95, pitting edema weight gain and proteinuria.  Upon completing the exam which condition should be noted to the doctor?
  • 10. 
    What type of cerclage is permanent and results in C-section deliveries?
  • 11. 
    A patient in her 2nd trimester presents with shortened cervical length and a history of previous pregnancy termination.  Which complication should be considered?
  • 12. 
    Select all of the following that pertain to the major dangers of hyperemesis gravidarum:
    • A. 

      Dehydration

    • B. 

      Rapid heartbeat and vitamin deficit

    • C. 

      Can lead to placental insufficiency

    • D. 

      Can lead to fetal demise

  • 13. 
    Any severe, maternal infection may cause __________ abortion, fetal demise and/or _________ labor and delivery.
  • 14. 
    The most common infections in pregnancy are: (TORCH)
  • 15. 
    This is caused by protozoa commonly found in cat feces and uncooked meat.
  • 16. 
    This is also known as the german measles and is extremely teratogenic for the fetus.  Exposure during the 1st 5 weeks is most dangerous.
  • 17. 
    This is a member of the herpes virus family. It is the MOST COMMON infection in PREGNANCY and may cause fetal demise if exposed in the 1st trimester.
  • 18. 
    This virus is usually transmitted to the fetus during vaginal delivery.
  • 19. 
    Parvo virus (fifths disease) and Group B strep are classified as MISC. infections.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Risk of deep vein thrombosis during pregnancy is due to _______________ of blood during pregnancy and changes in vein walls.
  • 21. 
    The inability of the cervix to prevent the premature expulsion of the fetus is termed:
  • 22. 
    Incompetent cervix may be acquired or _________, and is most commonly associated with cervical traumas and causes _________ abortions.
  • 23. 
    Check all that apply to incompetent cervix:
    • A. 

      Occurs in 2nd trimester

    • B. 

      Dilatation is painless and bloodless

    • C. 

      Shortened cervical length

    • D. 

      Minimal symptoms

  • 24. 
    Risk factors of incompetent cervix:
    • A. 

      History of incompetent cervix

    • B. 

      Anatomic abnormalities

    • C. 

      Cervical conization or surgeries

    • D. 

      DES exposure

    • E. 

      Damaged cervix

  • 25. 
    The best time to treat incompetent cervix is between ___ and ____ weeks of pregnancy before the dilatation occurs.
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