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  1. Ambien
  2. Amenorrhea
    Absence or suppression of menstruation or menstrual flow.
  3. Primary Dysmenorrheal
    A condition associated with abnormally increased uterine activity, is due to myometrial contractions induced by prostaglandins in the second half of the menstrual cycle.
  4. Premenstrual syndrome
    Complex, poorly understood condition that includes one or more of a large number of physical and psychologic symptoms beginning in the luteal phase of the menstrual cycle, occurring to such a degree that lifestyle or work is affected and followed by a symptom free period.
  5. Premenstrual dysphoric disorder
    A more severe variant of pms in which 3-8% of women have marked irratability, dysphoria, mood lability, anxiety, fatigue, appetite changes and a sense of feeling overwhelmed. The most common symptoms are associated with mood disturbances.
  6. Secondary dysmenorrheal
    Is acquired menstrual pain that develops later in life than primary dysmenorrhea. Associated with adenomyosis, endometriosis, and pelvic inflammatory disease.
  7. Endometriosis
    Characterized by the presence and growth of endometrial glands and stroma outside the uterus. Tissue closely resembling endometrial tissue but located outside the uterus in the pelvic cavity. Symptoms may include pelvic pain or pressure, dysmenorrhea, dyspareunia, abnormal bleeding from the uterus or the rectum, or sterility.
  8. Oligomenorrhea
    Infrequent menstrual periods characterized by intervals of forty to forty five days or longer.
  9. Hypomenorrhea
    Scanty menstrual bleeding at normal intervals.
  10. Metrorrhagia
    Intermenstrual bleeding; refers to any episode of bleeding, whether spotting, menses, or hemorrhage, that occurs at a time other than the normal menses.
  11. Menorrhagia
    Excessive menstrual bleeding in either duration or amount also known as hypermenorrhea.
  12. Diabetes mellitus
    A group of metabolic diseases characterized by hyperglycemia resulting from defects in insulin secretion, insulin action, or both.
  13. Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
    Women who have either type one or type two diabetes before pregnancy, which may be complicated by vascular disease, retinopathy, nephropathy, or other diabetic sequelae. Almost all women with pregestational diabetes are insulin dependant during pregnancy.
  14. Hyperthyroidism
    Excessive functional activity of thyroid gland.
  15. Hypothyroidism
    Deficiency of thyroid gland activity with under production of thyroxin.
  16. Hyperemesis gravidarum
    Abnormal condition of pregnancy characterized by vomiting excessive enough to cause weight loss, electrolite imbalance, nutritional deficiencies and ketonuria.
  17. Maternal Phenylketonuria
    PKU - Is an inborn error of metabolism caused by an autosomal recessive trait that creates a deficiency in the enzyme phenylanine hydrolace. Absence in this enzyme impaires the body's ability to metabolize the amino acid phenylanine found in all protien foods.
  18. Folate deficiency anemia
    Is decreased blood cells do lack of folate.
  19. Sickle cell hemoglobinopathy
    It is a disease caused by the presence of abnormal hemoglobin in the blood. decreased lifespan of RBCs. Increased risk of UTI and preeclampsia. Affects African American and Mediterranean.
  20. Thalassemia
    An anemia affecting mediterranean and South East Asian populations in which there is unsufficient amount of globin produced to fill the RBCs.
  21. Systemic lupus erythematosus
    A chronic inflammatory connective tissue disease of affecting many systems, that is, integumentary, renal and nervous systems.
  22. Myasthenia gravis
    An autoimmune motor endplate disorder that involves acetylcholine use, affects motor function at the myonerual junction. Muscle weakness results particullary in the eyes, tongue, neck, limbs and respitratory muscles.
  23. Hemodynamic monitoring
    it is an invassive measurment of systemic, pulmaonary arterial and venus pressures and of cardiac output. Main goal is to maintain adequate tissue perfusion.
  24. Ampicillin
  25. Ancef
  26. Betamethasone
  27. Bictira
  28. Cervidil
  29. Clindamycin
  30. Colace
  31. Demerol
  32. Dermaplast spray
  33. Fentanyl
  34. Gentamicin
  35. Hemeabate
  36. Ibuprofen
  37. Indomethacin
  38. Lidocain
  39. Lortab
  40. Magnesium Sulfate
  41. Meruvax ll - rubella vaccine
  42. Methergine
  43. Misoprostol (Cytotec)
  44. Morphine
  45. Narcan
  46. Nifedipine
  47. Nubain
  48. Oxytocin (Pitocin)
  49. Percocet
  50. Phenergan
  51. Rho-Gam
  52. Stadol
  53. Terbutaline
  54. Toradol
  55. Zofran
  56. Newborn - Ampicillin
  57. Newborn - Aqua-mephyton
  58. Newborn - Epinephrine
  59. Newborn - Erythromycin ophthalmic ointment
  60. Newborn - Gentamicin
  61. Newborn - Hepatitis B Vaccine
  62. Newborn - Narcan
  63. Newborn - Surfactant
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Maternity terminology
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