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Saturday, May 20, 2017

Medications in Pregnancy

emDocs - May 15, 2017 - Authors: Hahn  and Riddell J -  Edited by: Koyfman a and Long B
"TAKE HOME POINTS: 
  • Treat the emergency: Sick mom = sick baby therefore BENEFIT >> RISK
  • Have your “GO-TO” and “AVOID” meds memorized or easily accessible (Table 2, above)
  • Strongly consider pregnancy testing of reproductive age women before administering meds or writing new prescriptions when possible and practical. 
  • When in doubt, consult a pharmacist or specialist for more complicated medications and imaging decisions."