Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Misc Screening in Pregnancy

In pregnancy screen for chlamydia, bacteriuria (urine culture at 12-16w), gonorrhea in high risk women, hepatitis B, HIV, give folic acid to decrease risk of neural tube defect, Rh(D) incompatibility (repeat screen at 24-28w for all Rh(D) negative women), rubella (via history, serology, or vaccination), syphilis, tobacco use, iron deficiency. Counsel regarding benefits of breast feeding.
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