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Preterm Birth

What is the definition of very low birthweight?

a. <500 grams

b. 500 to 1000 grams

c. 1000 to 1500 grams

d. 1500 to 2500 grams

What is the approximate preterm birth rate in the United States based on the most recently available data (2015)?

a. 9.5%

b. 10.0%

c. 10.5%

d. 11.0%

You deliver a 17-year-old G1 at 28 weeks’ gestation following preterm labor. She gives birth to a female infant weighing 1090 grams who is immediately taken to the neonatal intensive care unit for evaluation. What would you tell her is the approximate survival rate for her infant?

a. 85%

b. 90%

c. 95%

d. 99%

An infant born at 25 weeks’ gestation is at risk for all except which of the following complications?

a. Asthma

b. Blindness

c. Blood cancers

d. Pulmonary hypertension

What percentage of infants born at 22 weeks’ gestation is expected to survive without neurodevelopmental impairment?

a. 0.5%

b. 1.0%

c. 1.5%

d. 2.0%

At what gestational age does the Obstetric Care Consensus document recommend consideration of neonatal resuscitation?

a. 21 weeks’ gestation

b. 22 weeks’ gestation

c. 23 weeks’ gestation

d. 24 weeks’ gestation

A 25-year-old G2P1 presents at 23 weeks and 3 days’ gestation with painful contractions. Her cervix is dilated ...

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