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1. With regard to retained placenta which one of the following is correct?
A It is defined as failure to deliver the placenta in less than 90 minutes.
B 50% of women with a history of retained placenta will have another retained placenta in a subsequent birth.
C If invasive it is associated with an increased risk of hysterectomy.
D Brandt manoeuvre is unlikely to deliver the placenta.
E High parity is not a risk factor.
2. With regard to cardiac arrest which one of the following is FALSE?
A Pregnant women may lose up to 1.5L of blood before exhibiting signs or symptoms of shock.
B Delivery of the fetus increases maternal cardiac output.
C The fetus can withstand a short period of limited maternal cardiac output..
D Caesarean section of a woman in a cardiac arrest is done to save the mother.
E Severe Sepsis never causes cardiac arrest.
3. In Shoulder Dystocia , as a last resort : which one of the following may be used ?
A Deliberate fracture of the humerus
B Zavanelli at a home birth
C Hysterectomy
D Symphysiotomy
E All of the above
4. What is the Mean Arterial Pressure of the following blood pressure reading of 190/100 mmHg?
A 100
B 145
C 190
D 130
E 160
5. With regard to placenta praevia which one of the following is correct?
A It occurs in 1 in 500 pregnancies
B Of those who have placenta praevia diagnosed at 20 weeks, 90% will have resolved by 30 weeks.
C Smoking is not a risk factor.
D High parity is not a risk factor.
E Advanced maternal age is not a risk factor.
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