Obstetrics/Gynecology

Board Review: OB/GYN

A 29-year-old woman presents for heavy vaginal bleeding. She is hemodynamically stable. She had an uncomplicated vaginal delivery of a full-term baby 1 week ago. She denies fever or pain. There is active bleeding from the os. No cervical motion tenderness or signs of trauma or foul-smelling discharge. What is the most likely diagnosis? 

A. Uterine Atony

B. Retained products of conception

C. Cervical Trauma

D. Endometritis 

 

 

 

 

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Advanced Practice: Supportive Management of Critical Illness in Pregnancy

The nurse calls you to the room of a 34 year old crashing patient....and she happens to be pregnant.  Here are the pearls for resuscitation and management of the critically ill pregnant patient. 

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Advanced Practice: Cardiac Arrest in Pregnancy

A very gravid patient arrives in your ED after sudden cardiac arrest. You begin to panic as you wonder what differences you need to consider for a pregnant patient in cardiac arrest. Lucky for you, you are an avid EM Daily reader!

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Advanced Practice: Linear Probe for Indeterminate 1st Trimester Transabdominal Ultrasound

Not quite seeing that crisp yolk sac on traditional trans-abdominal ultrasound imaging with the curvilinear probe? Click ahead for a cool trick to avoid breaking out the trans-vaginal probe!

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#EMconf: The Hook Effect

Happy Thanksgiving to all from EM Daily!  Hopefully many of you are able to watch some football and spend quality time with your family and friends.  The conference pearl for this week is from Dr. Lisa Filippone who explains why you may get a false negative pregancy test.   Take a few minutes to read about the Hook Effect...   

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