Obstetric Diagnosis

Obstetric Diagnosis
previous diseases
maternal cardiac disease
diabetes mellitus
uterine anomalies
fibroids
previous uterine scar
complications of the current pregnancy
preeclampsia
antepartum hemorrhage
premature rupture of fetal membranes
fetal malformation
fetal death
Rhisoimmunization
position
left anterior (anterior to the left)
right anterior (anterior to the right)
right posterior (posterior to the right)
left posterior (posterior to the left)
presentation
head ( cephalic presentation )
buttocks with or without feet ( breech presentation )
in transverse lie ( shoulder presentation )
duration of the current pregnancy
other clinical methods
fundal level
symphysisfundal length
date of quickening
Naegele's formula (method)
calculate
the expected date of delivery (EDD)
equals to = 1st day of LNMP + 7 days & 9 months
Gestational age
equals to = 40 weeks ( EDD today date)
provided that
human pregnancy is 40 weeks
the 1st day of last normal menstrual period (LNMP) is certainly known
Parity
all deliveries
beyond medicolegal viability
regardless of the outcome
Gravidity
the current one
the abnormal ones
the abortions and delivery too
regardless of the outcome
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