Learning Outcomes for Study Session 17

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

17.1  Define and use correctly all of the key words printed in bold. (SAQ 17.1, 17.2 and 17.3)

17.2  Describe the classification of PROM. (SAQ 17.1 and 17.3)

17.3  Describe the different risk factors associated with PROM. (SAQ 17.2)

17.4  Define the diagnostic features of PROM. (SAQ 17.2)

17.5  Discuss the possible complications of PROM affecting the mother and the fetus. (SAQ 17.2 and 17.3)

17.6  Explain what action you need to undertake whenever you come across a woman with PROM. (SAQ 17.2 and 17.3)

Study Session 17  Premature Rupture of Membranes (PROM)

17.1  Premature rupture of membranes