Diseases and Injuries of the Term Newborn
Of the following, which is the most common cause of respiratory distress syndrome in a term infant?
c. Elective cesarean delivery
d. Perinatal infection with sepsis syndrome
Which of the following statements regarding intrapartum amnioinfusion is true?
a. It improves the perinatal death rate.
b. It decreases cesarean delivery rates.
c. It prevents meconium aspiration syndrome.
d. It has been used successfully in women with variable fetal heart rate decelerations.
Hyperalertness, irritability, and hyper/hypotonia define which level of hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy?
Which form(s) of cerebral palsy result(s) from acute peripartum ischemia?
Which of the following is NOT a risk factor for neonatal acidosis?
c. Prior cesarean delivery
d. Maternal age < 35 years
Which of the following is NOT strongly predictive of cerebral palsy?
c. Obstetrical complication
d. Birth earlier than 32 weeks’ gestation
Which of the following statements regarding intrapartum fetal heart rate monitoring is true?
a. There are no specific fetal heart rate patterns ...