Browsing: OB/GYN

Management of a pregnant trauma patient can be challenging, you must be aware of the anatomical and physiological changes of pregnancy in addition to the clinical implications these changes have in a
Preeclampsia is a life-threatening obstetric condition on a spectrum of hypertensive disorders in pregnancy. Can you determine which rare complicating factor is at play in this case?
Emergency contraception is a key intervention when treating sexual assault survivors. Two options are currently underutilized in the ED: ulipristal acetate and copper intrauterine device.
Failure to appropriately manage this increasingly common pathology leads to significant morbidity and mortality. Are you prepared to step in and help?
Pregnancy comes with no shortage of potential complications. This 2018 Case-Con research summary offers insight into a severe postpartum condition to guard against.
Postpartum hemorrhage is the leading cause of maternal mortality worldwide. Knowing the risk factors can help make sure you're prepared before it becomes life-threatening.
Postpartum Seizures A 25-year-old female presents to the ED after experiencing 3 seizures at home. She was discharged 1 day prior after a primary cesarean section because of failure to progress. She
Consult Corner OB-GYN Victoria Fitz, MD OB/GYN Resident University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC EMR: What is the most effective way to present an OB/GYN consult over the phone? CC: The goal sho
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Management and Treatment of Septic Abortion A 21-year-old female with no past medical history is brought to the emergency department complaining of abdominal pain and vaginal bleeding for the past da
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Emergent Concerns in Ovarian Stimulation Clinical Case A 39-year-old female presents with acute right lower abdominal pain that awoke her from sleep. Her only medical history involves progesterone us