Obstetric Emergencies



What makes an emergency an emergency? Can you act correctly when it counts the most?

  1. Antenatal steroids prior to delivery
  2. Complications of hyperemesis gravidarum
  3. Diagnosis of gestational diabetes mellitus
  4. Diagnosis of pre-eclampsia
  5. Gestational diabetes mellitus
  6. Gestational hypertension
  7. Hyperemesis gravidarum
  8. Inpatient management of hyperemesis gravidarum
  9. Magnesium sulfate in severe pre-eclampsia
  10. Management of severe pre-eclampsia before 34 weeks of gestation
  11. The modified Bishop score
  12. Treatment of eclampsia
  13. Uterine atony in women with pre-eclampsia and eclampsia
  14. Wernike's Encephalopahy
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