By Matthew S. Kaufman, Jeane Simmons Holmes, Priti P. Schachel, Latha G. Stead

The obstetrics and gynecology clerkship survival consultant from the publishers of First reduction for the USMLE Step 1 This robust evaluate for the obstetrics and gynecology clerkship presents scientific scholars taking required rotations with a unmarried, concise, high-yield source for excelling on the forums and wards. hundreds and hundreds of high-yield evidence in line with the clerkship's middle talents evaluate every little thing scholars want to know for the clerkship. Margin notes spotlight universal examination and "pimp" inquiries to quite aid scholars shine. New to this version, mini-cases are built-in all through to offer a scientific "face" to disorder discussions. 4 new chapters conceal twinning, cervical dysplasia/HPV vaccine, breast affliction, and women's overall healthiness upkeep. a bit of "classifieds" comprise scholarship and award possibilities. good points High-yield but entire evaluation of the main crucial issues focuses research NEW built-in mini-cases upload medical relevance and get ready scholars for questions they'll see at the examination comprises four NEW chapters examination assistance and wards suggestions support scholars shine at the shelf examination and galvanize attendings Written through scholars who aced the clerkship and in accordance with the clerkship's center knowledge Edited and reviewed by means of ob/gyn school content material you must excel at the clerkship: part I. counsel for the Ob/Gyn Clerkship; part II. High-Yield evidence in Obstetrics; general Anatomy, analysis of being pregnant, body structure of being pregnant, Antepartum, Intrapartum, Postpartum, health conditions in being pregnant, problems of being pregnant, Infections in being pregnant, Twins, Abortions and Fetal dying, Ectopic being pregnant, part III. High-Yield evidence in Gynecology; birth control, Menstruation, Premenstrual Syndrome/Premenstrual Dysphoric illness, Infertility, Amenorrhea, Hyperandrogenism, Hyperprolactemia/Galactorrhea, irregular Uterine Bleeding, Pelvic ache, Endometriosis/Adenomyosis, Cervical Dysplasia/HPV Vaccine, Cervical melanoma, Endometrial melanoma, Ovarian melanoma, Vulvar Dysplasia and melanoma, Vulvar Dystrophies, Gestational Trophoblastic Neoplasia, Sexually Transmitted Infections/Vaginitis, Breast sickness, Womens’ overall healthiness upkeep, Menopause, Pelvic rest, Urinary Incontinence, part IV. categorized, possibilities for clinical scholars, sites of curiosity

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Unsatisfactory: Fewer than three contractions in 10 min. Contraindications: Ⅲ Preterm labor patients at high risk of delivery. Ⅲ Premature rupture of membranes (PROM). Ⅲ History of extensive uterine surgery or previous cesarean section. Ⅲ Known placenta previa.

Nerve Supply Derived from the aortic plexus. Reproductive Anatomy Histology The ovaries are covered by tunica albuginea, a fibrous capsule. The tunica albuginea is covered by germinal epithelium. LI G A M E N T S O F T H E P E LV I C V I S C E R A A 22-year-old G2P1001 at 32 weeks’ gestation complains of sharp lower abdominal pain. Pain worsens upon walking and ↓ with rest. Patient denies loss of fluid, vaginal bleeding, fever, trauma, sick contacts, and travel. Her last coitus was 3 weeks ago. Fetal movement is present.

Preterm fetuses are frequently nonreactive: Ⅲ 24–28 weeks: Up to 50% nonreactive. Ⅲ 28–32 weeks: 15% nonreactive. An NST usually takes 20–40 min to complete. If the NST is nonreactive, the baby may be asleep. If this is suspected, ask the patient to eat or drink to make the baby active if not reactive within 1–2 hours, then additional testing may need to be performed. Ⅲ Ⅲ Ⅲ Ⅲ Contraction Stress Test (CST) H IG H-YI E LD FACTS The contraction stress test (CST) measures how the fetal heart rate (FHR) reacts to uterine contractions.

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