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You are working as the triage nurse in the emergency department (ED) at a busy tertiary care center. Awoman comes in complaining of (C/O) very heavy vaginal bleeding and extreme pain. M.J.G. is single,is 47 years of age, and has been bleeding for 24 hours, soaking a pad an hour. She thinks her lastmenstrual period (LMP) was 3 months ago, but they have been irregular, and she isn’t sure. She hashad some spotting during the past 4 months and is afraid of the amount of bleeding in the past 24hours. She works in a law firm as a paralegal and was embarrassed yesterday when she leaked aroundher pad and stained a chair in the conference room. She has 2 sexual partners currently and has 2children from a previous marriage.1. Identify three conditions that would require emergency care and could prove lifethreatening.

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Term
Spring
Professor
Dr Simmunek
Tags
Human chorionic gonadotropin

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