Common General Surgical Emergencies in Pregnancy

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IV: MANAGEMENT OF COMMON OBSTETRIC CONDITIONS THROUGHOUT PREGNANCY   Common General Surgical Emergencies in Pregnancy Chelsy Caren and David Edmonson 21 Abdominal discomfort is a common presenting complaint in pregnancy,…

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Postpartum Breast Complications

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                                      Postpartum Breast Complications Chelsy Caren and David Edmonson 29 Women commonly present to the obstetric triage/emergency department during the postpartum period with breastfeeding concerns and complications. Breastfeeding has become increasingly…

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Psychiatric Complications in the Postpartum Period

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        Psychiatric Complications in the Postpartum Period Susie M. Adams 31 Women are most likely to develop a mood disorder during the childbearing years, and the postpartum period represents a particularly…

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Vaginal Bleeding in Early Pregnancy

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                                     Vaginal Bleeding in Early Pregnancy Beth Cronin 5 Vaginal bleeding in the first trimester of pregnancy is a common complaint among women who present to an emergency room. Approximately 25%…

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Vaginal Bleeding in Pregnancy

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                                           Vaginal Bleeding in Pregnancy Robyn A. Gray 20 Throughout pregnancy, vaginal bleeding can cause adverse maternal, fetal, and neonatal outcomes. Although vaginal bleeding is more common in early pregnancy, during…

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Abdominal Pain and Masses in Pregnancy

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Abdominal Pain and Masses in Pregnancy Moune Jabre Raughley 7 Adnexal masses complicate between 1 in 81 and 1 in 8,000 pregnancies (Leiserowitz, 2006; Whitecar, Turner, & Higby, 1999). Of…

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Sexually Transmitted Infections

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                                        Sexually Transmitted Infections Donna LaFontaine 27 Sexual intercourse is a risk factor for both pregnancy and the acquisition of a sexually transmitted infection (STI). Therefore, STIs represent a fairly common…

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Infections in Pregnant Women

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Infections in Pregnant Women                                    Rosemary J. Froehlich and Brenna L. Hughes 24 Infectious diseases commonly manifest during pregnancy, ranging from benign to life-threatening conditions. Many of these women will present…

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Periviable Obstetric Management

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                                        Periviable Obstetric Management Lindsay Maggio 8 PERIVIABILITY The limit of viability has been a moving target in the past several decades. With improvements in neonatal care and interventions that have…

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