Preterm Labor and Premature Rupture of Membranes (Chapter D)

Learning Objectives

1. Discuss risk factors associated with preterm labor (PTL) and premature rupture of membranes (PROM).

2. Identify patients who may benefit from antenatal progesterone.

3. Define PTL and PROM, and describe their significance.

4. Outline initial evaluation of PTL and PROM.

5. Describe management of PTL and PROM.

6. Discuss neonatal group B streptococcal (GBS) prevention strategies.

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Wael Mourad, MD, AAFP Continuing Medical Education Division, Medical Director

Total possible CME credit: 9 Prescribed credits

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