Obstetrics and Gynecology Board Review Pearls of Wisdom, Fourth Edition
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The format of Obstetrics and Gynecology Board Review eliminates the guesswork associated with traditional multiple-choice Q&A reviews and reinforces only the answers you need to know. With content following the OB/GYN board exam blueprint, emphasis is placed on the key facts and clinical pearls that are essential for success. This high-yield review is the perfect complement to larger texts, and it delivers the intense, streamlined study you want in the days and weeks before the exam.
- 5,000+ rapid-fire questions cover all the core competencies in obstetrics and gynecology
- Expanded coverage of the new technologies used in OB/GYN treatments, including robotics
- The latest in American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists' guidelines
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❍❍ What is the false-negative rate of a BPP? 0.8 per 1000 tests. ❍❍ What is the management of BPP scores? •• Score 8 to 10 : Normal. •• Score 6: Equivocal. In a term fetus should prompt delivery, whereas in preterm fetus the BPP should be repeated in 24 hours, and administration of steroids for lung maturity should be considered if <34 weeks. •• Score 4: Indicates delivery should be warranted; vaginal delivery acceptable if fetal tracing allows for it. •• Score ≤4: Indicates expeditious
the traditional description of labor. ❍❍ What is a common complication of this “fourth stage”? This is a time when postpartum hemorrhage is most likely to occur. ❍❍ What is the latent phase of labor? The latent phase of labor is the initiation of contractions with slow cervical change that continues until accelerated cervical change occurs. 53 ••• 54 Obstetrics and Gynecology Board Review ❍❍ Is there a time difference in the latent phase for nulliparous versus multiparous patients? In
dysfunctional labor defined? Dysfunctional labor is defined when the active phase of dilatation is in the <5th percentile. ••• ❍❍ Chapter 5 Labor and Delivery What is the <5th percentile for nulliparous patients? <.2 cm/h. ❍❍ What is the <5th percentile for multiparous patients? <1.5 cm/h. ❍❍ What is the definition of the secondary arrest of labor? It is defined as lack of cervical change for 2 hours following normal dilatation. ❍❍ What are the most common units used to describe
post-term delivery. Fetal anencephaly. X-Linked placental sulfatase deficiency. Fetal male gender. Prepregnancy BMI ≥25. Adrenal hypoplasia. Recurrence across generations. ❍❍ List the fetal risks associated with post-term pregnancy. Increased perinatal mortality (approx twice the risk compared to term). Uteroplacental insufficiency leading to oligohydramnios and intrauterine growth restriction. Meconium aspiration. Intrauterine infection. Macrosomia. Postmaturity syndrome. Increased risk of
arteries of the functional endometrium. ❍❍ What is the terminal branch of the hypogastric artery? Internal pudendal artery. ❍❍ What does the internal pudendal artery supply? The rectum, labia, clitoris, and perineum. ••• ❍❍ Chapter 1 Anatomy of the Pelvis and Reproductive Tract 3 Name the parietal branches of the internal iliac artery. Obturator, internal pudendal, iliolumbar, lateral sacral, superior gluteal, and inferior gluteal. ❍❍ Describe the anatomic relationship between the