Postpartum Hemorrhage MCQ Quiz Questions And Answers

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Take this great postpartum hemorrhage quiz today to see just how much your overloaded student brain was able to take in after reading so many different wiki pages! Postpartum hemorrhage is a medical situation when a woman experiences heavy bleeding after giving birth. It is a pretty rare albeit serious condition. It generally occurs within a day of giving birth but can also be delayed by up to 12 weeks. Let us start with the quiz to find out if you can learn something new about this topic! Let's go!


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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