Antepartal Testing

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Antepartal Testing
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2010-11-19 22:01:53
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OB testing
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  1. What 3 things does the ultrasound determine?
    1. genetic disorders & abnormalities

    2. position of placenta

    3. function of the placenta
  2. What is the doppler blood flow analysis?
    Noninvasive study of blood flow in the fetus & placenta
  3. What 5 things does the doppler blood flow help determine?
    1. IUGR: intrauterine growth restrictions

    2. DM

    3. multiple fetuses

    4. hypertension

    5. pre-term labor
  4. What is oligohydramnios and its association (3)
    a. decreased fluid & the impression of crowding small fetal parts

    b. 1. associated with congenital anomalies (renal)

    2. growth restriciton

    3. fetal distress during labor
  5. What is polyhydramnios and its associations (4)?
    • a. increase amount of amniotic fluid
    • b. 1. NTD

    2. obstruction of fetal gastrointestinal tract

    3. multiple fetuses

    4. fetal drops
  6. What is biophysical profile?
    noninvasive assessment of fetus & their environment by ultrasound & external fetal monitoring.
  7. What is a good BPP reading & what does it mean?
    Normal: indicates that the CNS is functional & not hypoxemic
  8. What 4 assessments does the ultrasound assess?
    • 1. FHR: 10-12 weeks by doppler
    • 2. gestational age
    • 3. fetal growth: fundal ht
    • 4. fetal anatomy
  9. Explain the vaginal ultrasound. (4)
    • 1. don't need full bladder
    • 2. probe inserted into bladder
    • 3. useful for obese women
    • 4. lithotomy or supine; hips elevated
  10. Explain abdominal ultrasound. (3)
    • 1. need full bladder
    • 2. use transmission gel
    • 3. supine/semi recumbent hips tilted
  11. What does MRI evaluate?

    What position do you put them in?

    Time length?
    1. fetal structure; placenta

    2. on back with wedge under hips (monitor for hypotension)

    3. 20-60 minutes

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