Postpartum Hemorrhage Quiz

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Postpartum Hemorrhage Quiz

Just a quick quiz to see how much your overloaded student brain was able to take in after reading so many different wiki pages ;)


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    To be considered a PPH, what would the estimated blood loss have to be for a C-section?
    • A. 

      < 550 ML

    • B. 

      > 600 ML

    • C. 

      > 1000 ML

    • D. 

      < 900 ML

  • 2. 
    What types of trauma during labour and birth would lead to PPH risk?
    • A. 

      Instrumental assisted birth (vacuum or forceps)

    • B. 

      C-Section

    • C. 

      Lacerations of the cervix or vaginal wall

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Atonic bleeding is due to a lack of tone in the uterus.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    In which of these cases could you diagnose PPH following vaginal delivery:  1. > 500  blood loss over 24 hrs  2. hypotension  3. tachycardia   
    • A. 

      1 & 3

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      1

  • 5. 
    The 4 “T’s” of PPH are:  1. Trauma  2. Toxins  3. Travel  4. Tissue  5. Threads  6. Thrombin  7. Tears  8. Tone   
    • A. 

      1, 4, 6 & 8

    • B. 

      1, 5 7 & 8

    • C. 

      1, 2, 3 & 6

    • D. 

      3, 4, 5 & 6

  • 6. 
    If continued bleeding occurs during the third stage with a contracted uterus, the cause is most likely to be:   
    • A. 

      Cervical and perineal Lacerations

    • B. 

      Placental abruption

    • C. 

      Uterine atony

    • D. 

      Cervical Polyp

  • 7. 
    What are four risk factors for PPH (arising during pregnancy)?  
    • A. 

      Previous PPH; polyhydramnios; multiple pregnancy; anaemia conditions

    • B. 

      Abruptio placenta; mollydominos, grand multi; iron deficiency

    • C. 

      Intrauterine death; abracadabra placenta, previous pph, iron deficiency.

    • D. 

      Placenta praevia; polyhydramnios, outeruterine death, hyroplanes

    • E. 

      A & C

  • 8. 
    _________________ and ________________ are the two most common causes of primary PPH. (Tissue, Tone, Trauma, Thrombon)  
  • 9. 
    The normal blood flow through the placental site each minute is 500-800 mls per minute.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Which of these implantations would most likely cause excessive bleeding?
    • A. 

      Increta & Percreta

    • B. 

      Normal & Accreta

    • C. 

      Accreta & Increta

    • D. 

      None of the above

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