Posted: June 20th, 2017
Bernadette routinely takes acetylsalicylic acid (aspirin) for arthritis. Why should she limit or discontinue this toward the end of pregnancy?
a. Aspirin can lead to deep vein thrombosis following birth
b. Newborns develop a red rash from salicylate toxicity
c. Newborns develop withdrawal headaches from salicylates
d. Salicylates can lead to increased maternal bleeding at childbirth
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