Overview of Obstetrics
The field of obstetrics encompasses all EXCEPT which of the following?
c. Infertility treatments
d. Immediate newborn care
Registration of live births is currently assigned to which national agency?
b. National Institutes of Health
c. National Center for Health Statistics
d. Department of Health and Human Services
How does the National Vital Statistics System, using data from the National Center for Health Statistics, define fetal death for its reports?
c. Gestational age > 20 weeks
d. Gestational age > 24 weeks
The perinatal period starts after delivery at 20 weeks’ gestation or older. When does it end?
d. 1 calendar month after birth
Which of the following is synonymous with fetal death rate?
c. Spontaneous abortion rate
d. Early neonatal death rate
At the state level, which of the following is used to define fetal death?
a. Fetal death > 20 weeks’ gestation
b. Fetal death with a birthweight of ≥ 500 g
c. Any fetal death regardless of gestational age
Which of the following is defined as the sum of stillbirths and ...