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Definition of the noun abruption

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noun - plural: abruptions

  1. an instance of sudden interruption

Alternative definition of the noun abruption

noun

  1. A sudden breaking off; a sudden termination; a violent separation of bodies.

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Google previewDanforth's Obstetrics and Gynecology (2008)

by Ronald S. Gibbs

PLACENTAL ABRUPTION Placental abruption is a pathologic condition in which some part of the placenta prematurely separates...

An abruption is the clinically recognized end result when villi separate from the underlying decidua basalis.

Google previewObstetrics by Ten Teachers, 19th Edition (2011)

by Philip N. Baker, Louise Kenny

Perinatal mortality Abruption is a significant cause of fetal and neonatal loss. Perinatal mortality rates are...

Management A large placental abruption is a life— threatening emergency for both mother and baby. The management is described in ...

Google previewIntroduction to Medical Terminology (2014)

by Ann Ehrlich, Carol L. Schroeder

or placental abruption, is a disorder in which the placenta separates from the uterine wall before the birth of the fetus. Abruption means breaking off. This condition is a leading cause of ...

Google preview100 Questions & Answers About Your High-Risk Pregnancy (2009)

by Elizabeth S. Platt, Betty Campbell, Andrea Tetreau, Michael G. Pinette

Placental abruption is a condition in which the placenta separates from the wall of the uterus, either partially or completely, before birth. It most commonly occurs as a result of a blow to the abdomen (during a car crash, a fall, or due to domestic ...

Google previewEssentials of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (2012)

by Barry O'Reilly, Cecilia Bottomley, Janice Rymer

Abruption Placental abruption is a common complication of pre-eclampsia and cannot be predicted by the ...

Google previewObstetrics, Normal and Problem Pregnancies, Expert Consult (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Abruption: Placental abruption is a complication of pregnancy, wherein the placental lining has separated from the uterus of the mother. It is the most common pathological cause of late pregnancy bleeding. In humans, it refers to the abnormal ...

Google previewHigh Risk Cases in Obstetrics (2014)

by Shruti Bangale Daflapurkar

ABSTRACT Placental abruption is an important cause of vaginal bleeding in the latter half of pregnancy. Peak incidence is at 24 to 26 weeks of gestation. It is an important cause of perinatal mortality and morbidity. Among the list of risk factors, ...

Google previewEssential of Obstetrics (2004)

by Arulkumaran

A placental abruption is an obstetric emergency as the lives of both mother and fetus ...

Google previewConns Current Therapy 2008 (2016)

Medicine, Medicine by CTI Reviews

Placental abruption is a complication of pregnancy, wherein the placental lining has separated from the uterus of the mother. It is the most common pathological cause of late pregnancy bleeding. In humans, it refers to the abnormal separation ...

Google previewOxford Desk Reference - Major Trauma (2010)

by Jason Smith, Ian Greaves, Keith Porter

Placental abruption Placental abruption is the second most common cause of foetal mortality in trauma. The incidence varies between 20 and 50%, and can be even higher in those who survive major trauma, while it is in the order of 1–5% in ...

Google previewTextbook of Diagnostic Sonography - Elsevieron VitalSource (2013)

2-Volume set by Sandra L. Hagen-Ansert

Abruption is the premature separation of the placenta from the uterine wall. When evaluating for placenta abruption, the sonographer should be looking at the area between the placenta and uterine wall. Normally this area is hypoechoic and ...

Google previewSelf Assessment in Obstetrics and Gynaecology by Ten Teachers 2E EMQs, MCQs, SAQs & OSCEs (2012)

by Catherine EM Aiken, Jeremy C Brockelsby, Christian Phillips

A large placental abruption is a life-threatening event and prompt steps in maternal resuscitation must be taken. An abruption is acutely dangerous for both mother and fetus, so it is critical that it is recognized as soon as possible. See Chapter ...

Google previewMaternal and Newborn Success (2013)

A Q&A Review Applying Critical Thinking to Test Taking by Margot DeSevo

A placental abruption is a life-threatening situation for the fetus. It has been 15 minutes since the fetal heart was assessed. This is the nurse's priority. 4. A woman who is Rh-negative may or not may not be carrying a baby who is Rhpositive.

Google previewBest Practice in Labour and Delivery

Placental abruption is the most common cause of bleeding in the second and third trimesters of pregnancy. It is defined as the partial or complete premature separation of a normally situated placenta. It complicates approximately 0.3–1% of ...

Google previewUltrasound Secrets (2004)

by Vikram Dogra, Deborah J. Rubens

A placental abruption refers to separation of the placental-decidual interface by active bleeding, fresh clot, or a resolving clot in the process of autolysis. Small abruptions frequently do not involve retention of a sufficiently large quantity of blood ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Imaging (2008)

by Albert L. Baert

Major complications include placental abruption, acute renal failure, and ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

A, Mild abruption with concealed hemorrhage. B, Severe abruption with external hemorrhage. C, Complete separation with concealed hemorrhage. (McKinney et al, 2013) n observations: Bleeding from the site of separation causes abdominal ...

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)

by Mosby

A, Mild abruption with concealed hemorrhage. B, Severe abruption with external hemorrhage. C, Complete separation with concealed hemorrhage. (McKinney et al, 2013) n observations: Bleeding from the site of separation causes abdominal ...

Google previewA Pentaglot Dictionary of the Terms Employed in Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology... (1845)

by Shirley Palmer

Abbrecbung, abruption, Abruption. Alibrennen, n., combustion, Deflagration. Abbrennung, same, — Abdampfung, evaporation, Evaporation. Abdominoskopie, £, inspection or abdomen, Abdominoscopie. Abelmosch, m., Hibiscus abelmoschus ...

Google previewConcise Colour Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin

(placental abruption) bleeding from a normally situated placenta causing its complete or partial detachment from the uterine wall after the 24th week of gestation. Abruption is often an unanticipated emergency, as a small bleed (* antepartum ...

Google previewThe Pregnancy Encyclopedia (2016)

by DK

and placental abruption (see below).

Google previewEncyclopedia of Human Nutrition, Four-Volume Set (2005)

by Lindsay Allen, Andrew Prentice

Intrauterine death Chronic hypoxia Placental insufficiency Growth failure Malformation Infection Infarction/abruption Pre-eclampsia Acute hypoxia/ abruption Chronic hypoxia Placental insufficiency/pre-eclampsia Acidosis Glycogen depletion ...

Google previewWebster's New World Medical Dictionary, 3rd Edition (2009)

by WebMD

abruptio placentae Premature separation (abruption) of the placenta from the wall of the uterus, often in association with high blood pressure or preeclampsia. Abruption is a potentially serious ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation (2016)

by David Crystal

get sp abrogate" abrook y = sp abrooke" abrupt adj obropt sp abrupt abruption n obropsion abruptly ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

ABRUPTION, s /. [abrupt!* Lit.] Breaking off, violent and sudden separation. Those chich are inclosed in stone, ...

Google previewBailliere's Midwives' Dictionary (2012)

by Denise Tiran

placental abruption premature separation of normally situated (fundal) placenta after 22 weeks' gestation, often associated with severe pre-eclampsia, membrane rupture causing sudden reduction in uterine size, ...

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