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Alternate Names : Dysmenorrhea. Menstrual cramps are the pain and cramping some women experience during their monthly periods. The term dysmenorrhea usually refers to pain and cramps severe enough to prevent normal activity






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Arterial Blood Gases

Alternate Names : ABG, Arterial Blood GAS

Arterial Blood Gases | Preparation & Expectations | Results and Values

What is involved in preparation for the test?

Most of the time, there is no preparation needed for this test. A doctor will give any instructions if needed.


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Arterial Blood Gases: Results and Values

Author: Adam Brochert, MD
Reviewer: Kathleen A. MacNaughton, RN, BSN
Date Reviewed: 10/10/02



Pregnancy is the period from conception to birth. A pregnancy may be complicated by health problems or lifestyle issues known as risk factors. These risk factors can affect the mother or fetus, or both





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