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203.COMPLICATIONS OF PREGNANCY.CH22
Terms in this set (16)
formation of basic functional elements of organ systems
3-8 weeks after fertilization
substance or situation that causes a developmental abnormality
number of pregnancies
pregnant for the first time
number of pregnancies in which the fetus has reached viability
completed 2 or more pregnancies with viability
Which of the following indicates development of pregnancy-induced hypertension?
a. Proteinuria, edema, and weight gain
b. Persistent blood pressure measuring above 140/90
c. Vaginal bleeding
d. Blood clots forming in the legs
Adolescent pregnancy is often considered high risk because of:
a. inadequate prenatal care.
b. poor nutrition and lack of vitamin supplements.
c. iron deficiency anemia.
d. All of the above
During which time period do teratogens cause major developmental damage to organs?
a. First week following fertilization
b. First 2 months
c. Any time up to 6 months
d. During labor and delivery
Diagnosis of pregnancy is confirmed through elevated serum levels of:
What is the usual cause of hemolysis of fetal erythrocytes during pregnancy?
a. The mother's blood is Rh negative and the fetus is Rh positive.
b. The parents differ in blood type.
c. The mother receives Rh immunoglobulin early in the second pregnancy.
d. Fetal antibodies enter the maternal circulation.
Which of the following is a serious potential complication of abruptio placentae indicated by low serum levels of clotting factors?
a. Severe hypertension
b. Disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC)
What is the usual time period between the first day of the last menstrual period and the time of birth?
a. 38 weeks
b. Termed the gestation period
c. Referred to as gravidity
d. The embryonic period
What is the likely cause of painless, bright red, vaginal bleeding during the last trimester?
a. Ectopic pregnancy
b. Abruptio placentae
c. Disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC)
d. Placenta previa
Common effects of the expanding uterus during pregnancy include all of the following EXCEPT:
a. compression of the urinary bladder.
b. restricted inspiratory volume.
c. low blood pressure.
d. varicose veins.
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