Flashcards in Week 4 OB Complications & VBAC - Exam 2 Deck (135)
unique feature of Tuberculosis in HIV+
o Tuberculosis (-ve tuberculin test) – because there is no immune system to activate against antigen
most common cause of hiv related blindness
o CMV retinitis – “Cheese and ketchup lesion” MCC
Therapy for HIV
Azidotheymidine (AZT) with CD4 < 500
o Reverse transcriptase inhibitor
With CD4 < 200 add pneumocystis prophylaxis
why should hiv pts (and close family) not received LIVE vaccines?
lacking immune system usually disease will overcome
decreased FRC in pregnancy - more prone to
- lipid soluble substances diffuses rapidly
prevent DVT with
pneumatic compression stockings during C/S
what do you give to stop premature contraction?
Beta 2 agonist
ritodrine is given to stop premature contraction
Avoid what with ritodrine?
can cause tachy and lead to pulmonary edema
mag sulfate increases sensitivity to both depolarizing and non-depolarizing muscle relaxants therefore....
decrease the dose
lidocaine (in high doses) causes uterine:
most commonly injured during abdominal hysterectomy
Femoral nerve is
Common peroneal nerve injury during vaginal hysterectomy may lead to
most commonly injured during vaginal delivery
Lumbosacral nerve is