Learning Outcomes for Study Session 10

When you have studied this session, you should be able to:

10.1  Define and use correctly all of the key words printed in bold. (SAQs 10.1 and 10.2)

10.2  Describe the predisposing factors for uterine rupture and explain why multiparous women are at greater risk than first-time mothers. (SAQ 10.2)

10.3  Describe the warning signs and clinical features of uterine rupture and the common complications that result from it. (SAQs 10.3 and 10.4)

10.4  Explain how you would perform life-saving interventions for women with a ruptured uterus, and what actions you would take to reduce the risk of uterine rupture during labour. (SAQ 10.4)

Study Session 10  Ruptured Uterus

10.1  Predisposing factors for a ruptured uterus