OnlineMedEd Shared "Obstetrics - 3rd Trimester Bleeding" - 3 Picmonics

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Obstetrics - 3rd Trimester Bleeding

Placental Implantation Abnormalities
Mechanism
Placenta adheres directly to myometrium
Placenta Accreta
Placenta Increta
Placenta Percreta
Caused by scar tissue
Hemorrhage
Diagnosis
Ultrasound is First-line, then MRI
Treatment
C-section delivery
Artery ligation or embolization
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Placenta Previa
Mechanism
Placenta Covers Cervical Os
Assessment
Painless
Bright Red Vaginal Bleeding
Interventions
Stable Fetus
Bed Rest
Observation
Unstable Fetus
C-section Delivery
Considerations
Risk for Shock
Magnesium Sulfate
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Abruptio Placentae
Mechanism
Premature Separation of Placenta
Assessment
Tearing Pain
Bleeding (Often Concealed)
Rigid Uterus
Contractions
Interventions
Prepare for Vaginal Delivery
Considerations
Increased Risks for Neonate
Rh (Rhesus) Incompatibilities
Increased Risk for Shock
Monitor Fetal Heart Rate
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