Sexual assault is disturbingly common – how to recognize it, record it and refer to specialized care with Kari Sampsel
Kat Evans takes us through the reality of managing pre-eclampsia in South Africa, highlighting what we cannot miss.
Vancouver POCUS discusses how to perform and interpret trans-abdominal ultrasound for 1st trimester pregnancies, particularly when assessing for the presence of an intrauterine pregnancy versus an ectopic pregnancy.
OSCE 8: Early pregnancy discussion. OSCEs done by recent fellows at a high level to provide an example of a good pass and additional advice on providing a framework to answer the scenarios.
A 30 year old woman presents with right iliac fossa pain. Quantitative BHCG is positive at 2500 IU. Her bladder is empty so you proceed to transvaginal ultrasound.
31 yr old female who is 5 days post-partum she was brought to the Emergency Department following a episode of collapse. Describe and interpret this ECG. LITFL Top 100 ECG
GENERAL APPROACH Illness requiring ICU admission Pregnancy + Baby Delivery – when or already done INTRODUCTION CUBICLE CTG presence of midwives INFUSIONS PET: MgSO4, phenytoin, hydralazine, GTN pre-term labour: tocolytics, steroids thromboembolism: heparin bleeding: blood products, fluid boluses, TXA cardiogenic shock: inotropes VENTILATOR mode level of oxygenation: high FiO2, PEEP (pulmonary oedema) bronchospastic ventilation: asthma […]
15% of the population are Rhesus negative; Rh D immunoglobulin is administered to non-sensitised Rh D negative women to prevent the development of Rh D antibodies and in so doing prevent Rh D induced haemolytic disease of the newborn.