OB GYN

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OB GYN
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2012-05-03 07:55:32
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  1. What are the components of a Bishop score?
    dilation, effacement, station, cervical consistency, and cervical position
  2. How do you interpret a Bishop score?
    • A score of 9 favors high liklihood for successful induction
    • if <4, need ripening
  3. What is the risk to the fetus with prostaglandin preps?
    uterine tachysystole (6 contractions in a 10 minute period)
  4. What is the role of oxytocin administration with concurrent prostaglandin application?
    oxytocin induction that follows prostaglandin use should be delayed 6-12 hours
  5. What is uterine hypertonus?
    a single contraction lasting longer than two mins
  6. What are CI to prostaglandin agents?
    asthma, glaucoma, or increased intraocular pressure
  7. What is oxytocin's half life, onset, and when does it reach steady state?
    • half life: 5 mins
    • Onset: 3-5 mins
    • Steady state: 40 mins

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