Spontaneous termination of a <20 wk intrauterine pregnancy
Synonyms: Early pregnancy loss, miscarriage
Occurs in up to 15–20% of recognized pregnancies (most common complication of ...
Last menstrual period (LMP)
Risk factors for pregnancy loss
Abdominal pain, cramping
Amount of bleeding (q...
IV fluids, oxygen, and cardiac monitor
Monitor vital signs and transport
Patients with spontaneous abortion/vaginal bleeding can have severe hemorrhage and present in shoc...
Suspected unstable ectopic pregnancy (see “Ectopic Pregnancy”)
Hemodynamically unstable patients with hypovolemia or anemia
Recognize the possibility of ectopic pregnancy
Patients with spontaneous abortion may have clinically significant blood loss
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Martonffy AI, Rindfleisch K, Lozeau AM, et al. First trimester complications. Prim ...
634.90 Spontaneous abortion, without mention of complication, unspecified
634.91 Spontaneous abortion, without mention of complication, incomplete
634.92 Spontaneous abortion, without mention ...
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