Which growth centile must a foetus be under to be considered small for gestational age?
Preterm delivery is the delivery of a child before [blank_start]37[blank_end] weeks gestation
Low Birth Weight is considered when a baby is born that weighs under [blank_start]2.5[blank_end] kilograms
Intrauterine growth restriction can be symmetrical or asymmetrical:
Symmetrical tends to be caused by [blank_start]genetic disorders[blank_end]
Asymmetrical tends to be caused by [blank_start]placental problems[blank_end]
Which imaging is used to measure foetal growth during pregnancy?
Which foetal ultrasound bone measurement is used to estimate foetal weight?
The length of the [blank_start]Femur[blank_end] bone
Early placental detachment is known as [blank_start]abruption[blank_end]
Which two of the following techniques are used if the baby is thought to be small for gestational age?
Uterine Artery Doppler Scan
Foetal Middle Cerebral Artery Scan
Placental infarcts/abruptions most commonly occur due to ...
Maternal lifestyle factors such as smoking, alcohol and drug use aren't known to contribute towards intrauterine growth restriction
If they are healthy, a small for dates baby should ideally be delivered by the [blank_start]37[blank_end]th week of pregnancy.
When considering and planning deliver of a small for dates baby, they following medications can prove useful:
[blank_start]Steroids[blank_end] - Increases rate pulmonary surfactant production
[blank_start]Magnesium sulphate[blank_end] - Given for neuroprotection of the child