The Hemorrhaging Obstetric Patient

  • Jill Fong


A 34-year-old gravida 5, para 4, unregistered patient presented to the labor and delivery room with painless vaginal bleeding at 37 weeks’ gestation by dates. On physical examination, the patient had a blood pressure of 90/60mmHg; pulse, 120 beats/min, and was found to be at 42 weeks gestation.


Amniotic Fluid Fetal Heart Rate Postpartum Hemorrhage Uterine Rupture Placenta Previa 
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