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Hyperemesis gravidarum: clinical review

Hyperemesis gravidarum: clinical review

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Clinical Review

Time to Complete

1.5 hours


November 29, 2017


December 7, 2017

Programme Description

Dr Abdelmageed Abdelrahman gives an overview of severe nausea and vomiting of pregnancy, outlines the definition of hyperemesis gravidarum and explains when to consider inpatient management. Key learning points for healthcare professionals include suitable investigations and recommended antiemetic therapies.

Educational Objectives

After taking this activity, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Distinguish nausea and vomiting of pregnancy from hyperemesis gravidarum
  • Use the pregnancy-unique quantification of emesis score to classify severity
  • Identify key clinical features from the history
  • Advise women on the use of ginger to manage their symptoms
  • Authors

    Activity author
    Dr Abdelmageed Abdelrahman
    Trainee in obstetrics and gynaecology
    Northern Ireland Deanery

    Test author
    Rhiannon Smith
    MIMS Learning


    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 1.5 learning credits (1.5 hours learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time and may be exported to the Clarity & RCGP Appraisal Toolkit for GPs.


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