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MRCOG PART 2 SBAs and EMQs

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doubts.... Posted by shah M.
 
Caesarean section for failed ventouse delivery undertaken for delay in the second stage. Maternal observations and CTG are normalBCaesarean section at 5 cm dilatation because fetal scalp pH = 7.19 with base excess -3mMCEmergency caesarean section for fetal bradycardia lasting 6 minutes at 6 cm dilatationDAll are category 1 caesarean sectionsEMore than one option
 
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Question 10Which one is a category 1 caesarean section?                            A(Correct answer: C)                        
Why option B is not category -1
Posted by Farrukh G.

Immediately life-threatening?

 

Would you top up epidural (takes 20 mins) before CS with pH 7.19 and base excess of -3? If the answer is yes, how does that meet criterion for being immediately life-threatening?