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Delivery of a baby 20-year-old primigravid woman, 41 weeks' gestation, at your office for induction of labor. Her prenatal course was uncomplicated. Examination shows her cervix to be long, thick, closed, and posterior. The fetal heart rate is in the 150s and reactive. The fetus is vertex on ultrasound. Prostaglandin (PGE2) gel is placed intravaginally. One hour later, the patient begins having contractions lasting longer than 2 and a half minutes. The fetal heart rate falls to the 70s. What drug would you like to give now and why? 1-Crash C-section 2-Oxytocin 3-Terbutaline 4-Indomethacin 5-Inhaled Sevoflurane 6-Inhaled Desflurane

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Delivery of a baby
20-year-old primigravid woman, 41 weeks' gestation, at your office for induction of labor. Her prenatal course was uncomplicated. Examination shows her cervix to be long, thick, closed, and posterior. The fetal heart rate is in the 150s and reactive. The fetus is vertex on ultrasound. Prostaglandin (PGE2) gel is placed intravaginally. One hour later, the patient begins having contractions lasting longer than 2 and a half minutes. The fetal heart rate falls to the 70s. What drug would you like to give now and why?
1-Crash C-section
2-Oxytocin
3-Terbutaline
4-Indomethacin
5-Inhaled Sevoflurane
6-Inhaled Desflurane

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