Obstetrical Trauma > Overview
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Learning Objectives

After successful completion of this module, you will be able to:

  • Define and describe the pathophysiology/causes of abruptio placentae

  • Discuss common assessment findings of a patient with abruptio placentae

  • Identify the laboratory and imaging studies used in the investigation of ectopic pregnancy and interpret the data relating the findings to nursing care

  • Identify the complications of abruptio placentae and implications for patient care

  • Discuss the nursing interventions and medical/surgical treatment for the patient with abruptio placentae


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