Category Archives: OB/Gyn

  1. Medical Minute: Resuscitation in Pregnancy

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    July 10, 2014 by dailybolusoflr

    By Erik Verzemnieks, MD Cardiac arrest in pregnancy is rare, occurring in estimated 1/30,000 deliveries. Maternal physiology and body habitus …
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  2. Medical Minute: Perimortem C-Section

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    July 8, 2014 by dailybolusoflr

    Medical Minute: Perimortem C-Section by ErikVerzemnieks, MD Perimortem cesarean represents one of the most infrequent procedures performed by the emergency …
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  3. Daily Bolus of LR: Umbilical Cord Prolapse

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    November 16, 2011 by dailybolusoflr

    Umbilical Cord Prolapse · Is an uncommon obstetrical emergency · The umbilical cord presents either alongside or beyond the presenting …
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  4. Daily Bolus of LR: Use of progesterone in the diagnosis of ectopic pregnancy

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    October 6, 2011 by dailybolusoflr

    Use of progesterone in the diagnosis of ectopic pregnancy- not as helpful as you would hope!   ·         Progesterone as …
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  5. Daily Bolus of LR: Investigating PE in Pregnancy

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    September 28, 2011 by dailybolusoflr

    Investigating PE in Pregnancy   ·         The decision as to which imaging test to perform to diagnose PE in pregnancy …
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  6. Daily Bolus of LR: Localized Gonococcal Infection

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    July 7, 2011 by dailybolusoflr

    Localized Gonococcal Infections   ·         N. gonorrhea is the 2nd most common cause of STD infections in the US ·         …
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  7. Daily Bolus of LR: Post Partum depression

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    April 28, 2011 by dailybolusoflr

    Post-Partum Depression   ·         This is a major depressive episode that occurs typically within 4 weeks of delivery, but often …
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  8. Daily Bolus of LR: Radiation doses in early pregnancy

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    March 17, 2011 by dailybolusoflr

    Radiation dose in early pregnancy   mSV or MilliSieverts is a measurement of the effective dose of ionizing radiation to …
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  9. Daily Bolus of LR: Use of Rhogam

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    February 25, 2011 by dailybolusoflr

    All Rh-negative patients who present with bleeding should be treated with Rhogam.    Pathophysiology of isommunization: ·         Fetal RBC’s cross …
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  10. Daily Bolus of LR: Threatened Abortion

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    February 24, 2011 by dailybolusoflr

      Threatened abortion is a common diagnosis made in early pregnancy by emergency practitioners.   These patients typically present with …
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