MEDICAL

WHICH PRINCIPLE IS MOST IMPORTANT IN THE PROPER CONDUCT OF A VACUUM EXTRACTION DELIVERY

A. Cup size B. Station of presenting part C. Type of cup D. Placement of cup ✓ In the proper conduct of a vacuum extraction delivery, the principle of correct ...

WHEN THE SECOND STAGE OF LABOR EXCEEDS 3 H

A. It should be considered abnormal B. Cesarean or instrumental vaginal delivery should be performed C. It may be normal, depending on the rate of fetal descent ✓ D. Pelvic ...

THE LABORS OF MULTIPARAS WHO HAVE HAD ALL PREVIOUS BABIES BY CESAREAN SECTION

A. Are generally prolonged B. Have abnormal contractility patterns C. Are not influenced by maternal age D. Should have their progress judged by the criteria for nulliparas ✓ When considering ...

THE FIRST-LINE TREATMENT OF ITP IS

A. Administration of corticosteroids ✓ B. Administration of intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) C. A splenectomy D. Administration of azathioprine The first-line treatment for Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP) is the administration of ...

THE MOST ABUNDANT COMPONENT OF SURFACTANT IS

A. SP-A B. PG C. Lecithin (phosphatidylcholine) ✓ D. Sphingomyelin The most abundant component of surfactant is Lecithin (phosphatidylcholine). Surfactant is a complex mixture of lipids and proteins that lines ...

THE MOST COMMON CAUSE OF SPORADIC PREGNANCY LOSS IN THE FIRST TRIMESTER IS

A. Infection B. Tobacco exposure C. Genetic abnormalities ✓ D. Diabetes E. Thyroid disease The most common cause of sporadic pregnancy loss in the first trimester is Genetic abnormalities. Genetic ...

THE MOST COMMON TRISOMY IN SPONTANEOUS ABORTION IS

A. Trisomy 21 B. Trisomy 18 C. Trisomy 13 D. Trisomy 16 ✓ E. Trisomy 1 The most common trisomy in spontaneous abortion is Trisomy 16. Trisomy 16 is the ...

THE PLACENTAL EXPRESSION OF WHICH ENZYME IS THOUGHT TO PROTECT THE FETUS FROM MATERNAL CORTISOL

A. Aldosterone synthase B. 11β-Hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase (HSD)-1 C. 11β-HSD-2 ✓ D. 17α-Hydroxylase E. 11α-Hydroxylase The enzyme thought to protect the fetus from maternal cortisol is 11β-Hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase (HSD)-2. This enzyme ...

SURFACTANT PROTEIN A (SP-A) IS BELIEVED TO PLAY A ROLE IN

A. The innate immune system of the lung ✓ B. Type 2 cell hyperplasia C. Alveolar development D. Type 2 cell function Surfactant protein A (SP-A) is a crucial component ...

FIRST-LINE THERAPY FOR APS DURING PREGNANCY INCLUDES

A. High-dose prednisone and low-dose aspirin B. High-dose prednisone and thromboprophylactic doses of heparin C. Thromboprophylactic doses of heparin and low-dose aspirin ✓ D. Intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) and low-dose aspirin ...