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__________ is a major cause of obstetric morbidity and mortality throughout theworld.


It is responsible for ____________ of all pregnancy-related deaths in both high- and low-income countries.

one third

Understandingthe ________________ of pregnancy and the physiologic responsesthat occur with hemorrhage assists in appropriate management.

hemodynamic changes

What are the four classes of hemorrhage?

I. <750mL

II. 750-1500mL

III. 2000mL

IV. >40% blood volume loss, coma

Placentalabruption is diagnosed primarily by ___________ findings and isconfirmed by radiographic, laboratory, and pathologic studies.


Management of placental abruption is dependent on the severity, _______________ age, and maternal-fetal status.


Placentaprevia is typically diagnosed with ______________


Placenta previa remote from term can be ________________ managed.


Placentaprevia in association with a prior cesarean delivery is a major riskfactor for _________________

placenta accreta

Placentaaccreta is best managed with a ___________________ thatincludes maternal-fetal medicine specialists, neonatologists,blood-conservation teams, anesthesiologists, advanced pelvicsurgeons, and urologists.

multidisciplinary approach

Placent accreta: Scheduled preterm delivery at _____________ weeks of gestation is recommended.

34 to 35

Antenataldetection of vasa previa is possible with _____________


Postpartumhemorrhage complicates _______________ deliveries.

1 in 20 to 1 in 100

Managementof uterine atony should follow a rapidly initiated sequenced protocolthat may include:

1. bimanual massage,

2. uterotonic therapy,

3. uterine tamponade,

4. selective arterial embolization, or

5. surgical intervention.