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    Pregnancy: Acute Medical / Surgical Complications, Free CME Quiz

    Acute Pregnancy Complications - Acute Medical Surgical Complications in Pregnancy: Free CME Quiz

    Acute Pregnancy Complications CME Quiz courtesy of Med-Challenger Online Medical Education. This week's Med-Challenger free CME quiz - Acute Pregnancy Complications - the quick quiz covers the diagnostic workup of pulmonary embolism in pregnancy, the diagnosis and treatment of Chlamydia trachomatis infection during pregnancy, the appropriate management of painless vaginal bleeding in the first trimester, and the management of ruptured ectopic pregnancy.


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    Here's this week's sample CME board review question on Acute Pregnancy Complications:

    A 37-year old G1P0 woman at 38 weeks gestation, with a history of obesity and smoking, presents with sudden-onset dyspnea and chest pain.

    On arrival, she is awake and alert, but ill-appearing, and is using her accessory muscles of respiration.

    Temperature is 99.2°F (37.3°C), heart rate 130 beats/min, blood pressure 95/65 mmHg, respiratory rate 28/min, oxygen saturation 92% on room air.

    Her lower extremities are mildly edematous bilaterally, and nontender.

    A chest X-ray is unremarkable, and serum D-dimer is 800 ng/mL.


    According to the Pregnancy-Adapted YEARS Algorithm for Diagnosis of Suspected Pulmonary Embolism, which of the following is the most appropriate next step?

    Answer Options:

    Anticoagulate with warfarin

    Anticoagulate with IV heparin

    Obtain compression ultrasonography

    Obtain a pulmonary CT angiogram

    The correct answer is:

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