Varicella/ pregnant

FRCEM EXAM QuestionsCategory: March 2019Varicella/ pregnant
FRCEM Intermediate Staff asked 8 months ago

A 30-year-old pregnant patient at 16 weeks gestation presents to AED concerned as she has spent the week with her 5-year-old nephew who has just developed chickenpox

A.What complication rather than fetal abnormality occurs in pregnant women? (1 mark)
B.What two important questions you will ask her regarding chicken pox? (1 mark)
C.What is your advice to her? (1 mark)