(OB High Risk, OB Diabetes and OB Testing)
- To evaluate high-risk obstetric patients.
Appropriate patients for referral include:
- Hypertension (Chronic or Pregnancy Induced)
- Diabetes — refer to OB Diabetic Clinic on Mondays if diabetes management is desired. Nutrition counseling without diabetic management is also available.
- History of spontaneous abortions or premature births
- Placenta Previa / Preterm Labor:
- If Suspected — refer to USG Clinic
- If Diagnosed w/ previous USG — refer to OB High Risk Clinic
- Late Entry into Care (No prenatal care prior to 30 weeks gestation)
- Multiple Gestation
- Previous C-section
- Large/small for dates — refer only after evaluated by an OB physician.
- Post Date — refer to OB Testing Clinic
- Cholestasis of pregnancy
- Breech > 36 weeks
- Medical disorders complicating pregnancy including:
- AIDs/HIV positive o Thyroid Disorder o Renal Disorder
- Drug Dependence
- Seizure Disorder
Documentation required for scheduling an appointment:
- Completed referral form
- ACOG (IOB) Forms
- Results of recent labs and pathology results (i.e. pap smears and biopsies)
NOTE: Instruct patient to report to specialty clinic appointment no earlier than 15-30 minutes prior to appointment time.