Category Obstetrics Gynaecology

Elizabeth Ramsey

Biography Born 17 February 1906 in New York City 1928 – Mills College, California 1932 – Graduated in medicine, Yale University Lecturer and associate pathologist, George Washington University Died 2 July 1993 Key Medical Contributions Utero-Placental-Fetal Circulation Major Publications Ramsey…

James V. Ricci

Biography Born 26 December 1891, Scapoli, Italy 1912 – AB, Brown University 1916 – MD, Harvard University Clinical Professor of Gynaecology and Obstetrics at New York Medical College Attending Gynaecologist at City Hospital, New York Consultant in Gynaecology and Obstetrics,…

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OSCE: Early pregnancy discussion

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.
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Ultrasound Case 090

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.

ECG Case 100

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
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Obstetric Patient Hot Case

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…

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Ultrasound Case 075

A patient in early pregnancy presents with pelvic pain and heavy vaginal bleeding. She has been bleeding heavily over the last hour. She tells you she had an ultrasound 2 weeks ago, at 5 weeks gestation which showed an intrauterine pregnancy, but was too early to detect cardiac activity.
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Ultrasound Case 071

A 24 year old woman presents with generalised abdominal discomfort. She is concerned she looks pregnant but numerous pregnancy tests have been negative.
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Ultrasound Case 069

A 26 year old woman describes sudden severe left iliac fossa pain late in the evening prior to presentation. On the morning of presentation she complained of bilateral shoulder tip pain and had a presyncopal episode on standing up. She is not pregnant.

Obstetric Bleeder

A 32 year-old woman is referred to the ICU post caesarean section. In the last 2 hours she has developed vaginal bleeding and oozing from her epidural site.