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Module: Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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My waters have broken...


Dr Heather McKay
Graduate Entry Medical Program
Flinders University of South Australia


This case illustrates the presentation and management of a primigravida who presents with premature rupture of the membranes and subsequently goes into preterm labour. Her pregnancy is also complicated by breech presentation of the fetus, which necessitates a caesarean section.

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