• Nursing Care Plan
    Student Name: Date: February 25, 2006 Nursing Diagnosis Outcome Criteria (Goal) Evaluation of Outcome Criteria (Goal) PC: Postpartum Hemorrhage Patient will develop no complications related to excessive bleeding, will maintain normal vital signs of express understanding of her condition,...
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  • Postpartum Hemorrhage
    Postpartum Hemorrhage Introduction Postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) is a significantly life-threatening complication that can occur after both vaginal and caesarean births (Ricci & Kyle, 2009). Simpson and Creehan (2008) define PPH as the amount of blood loss after vaginal birth, usually more than 500mL...
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  • Abnormal Ob
    risk of hemorrhage increases with nearing of labor * fetus often in abnormal presentation because uterine segment is covered, therefore, there is no descent * fetus may have anemia because of chronic bleeding * Mother may be more at risk postpartum for infection and hemorrhage * Vaginal...
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  • Endometritis
    Postpartum Endometritis Evidence Based Paper March 13, 2012 Endometritis is the inflammation or irritation of the uterus, which is a common post partum complication that occurs in more than 15% of all pregnancies and is currently the leading cause of maternal mortality (Scott & Hasik, 2001)....
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  • Postpartum Hemorrhage
    Postpartum Hemorrhage    * Overview * Workup * Treatment Updated: Dec 20, 2012   * ------------------------------------------------- Background * ------------------------------------------------- Problem * ------------------------------------------------- Epidemiology ...
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  • Obstetrics Nursing Assessment
    1. Diagnosis: Risk for injury r/t bleeding from uterine atony, retained placental fragments, lacerations, or hematoma. Short term goal: Patient will not experience any excessive bleeding & Patient will verbalize an understanding about warning signs of excessive bleeding Long term goal: Patient’s...
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  • High-Risk Antepartum Nursing
    High-Risk Antepartum Nursing  Pre-gestational Complications  For some women, pregnancy represents significant risk because it is superimposed on preexisting illness  Cardiovascular Disorders Classifications Risks for woman Risks for newborn Assessment findings Management Nursing actions  Cardiovascular...
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  • OB case study
    estimating amounts of vaginal blood loss. C) Uterine firmness. CORRECT Pitocin is a hormone used to stimulate uterine contractions and prevent hemorrhage from the placental site. Prior to discontinuing the IV, it is most important to ensure that the uterus is contracting by assessing fundal firmness...
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  • Post Partum HESI Case Study
    amounts of vaginal blood loss. C) Uterine firmness. Feedback: CORRECT Pitocin is a hormone used to stimulate uterine contractions and prevent hemorrhage from the placental site. Prior to discontinuing the IV, it is most important to ensure that the uterus is contracting by assessing fundal firmness...
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  • Labor and Delivery Assessment
    maternal infections such as HIV, hepatitis or GBS. Fetal scalp monitors are also avoided in preterm infants because of the increased risk of ventricular hemorrhage. Electronic monitoring of UCs can be done internally by using an intrauterine pressure catheter (IUPC). It is inserted into the uterine cavity...
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  • Labor and Delivery
    the uterus. Other means of therapy, however, may be required in such cases. Postpartum: Pitocin is indicated to produce uterine contractions during the third stage of labor and to control postpartum bleeding or hemorrhage. The dosage of oxytocin is determined by the uterine response and must therefore...
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  • Drugs Study
    | | | |CUES |NURSING DIAGNOSIS |SCIENTIFIC BASIS |OBJECTIVES |INTERVENTION |RATIONALE ...
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  • Difference in competencies between ADN and BSN
    DIFFERENCE IN COMPETENCIES BETWEEN ADN AND BSN A nurse is a healthcare professional who is trained care for sick. The key roles in nursing are promotion of health and prevention of illness, and also education, research, advocacy, health system management and promotion of safe environment. There...
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  • Handout Maternal Nursing
    Maternal Child Nursing I. Family A group of two or more persons who lives together in the same household, perform certain interrelated social tasks and share an emotional bond II. Types: a. Nuclear i. Husband, wife, children ii. Provide support and feel affection to family members b. Cohabitation...
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  • Case Study: Postpartum
    intake. 2. What is the priority nursing diagnosis for Marie, who is experiencing residual effects of epidural anesthesia? A) Risk for injury. B) Impaired physical mobility. C) Altered urinary elimination. D) Risk for infection. 3. What is the priority nursing action to address Marie's needs...
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  • Ob Diabetes
    CASE STUDY 01 (POSTPARTUM) Assessment A 1,000 ml bag of Lactated Ringer's solution containing 10 units of Pitocin (oxytocin) is infusing via an 18 g peripheral IV in the left forearm at 125 ml per hour, with 300 ml remaining in the bag. The IV is patent, without redness or swelling, and can be discontinued...
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  • Yot
    nMATERNAL-CHILD NURSING NUR106 Introduction: Prior to the twentieth century women had their children at home. They were usually attended by lay or “granny” midwives. Physicians were not usually involved unless there were serious problems. During this time there was a high maternal and perinatal...
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  • Preterm Labor
    are her lung immaturity as well as possible complications from her immaturity including: apnea, bradycardia, infection, jaundice, intraventricular hemorrhage, maintaining body temperature, immature gastrointestinal system, anemia or sepsis. “The NICU is designed to provide an atmosphere that limits stress...
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  • Clerkship Practical Tools
    Clerkship, contained in this document: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Sample obstetrics admission note Sample delivery note Sample operative note Sample postpartum note a. Vaginal delivery b. Cesarean section orders/note Sample gynecologic history & physical (H&P) Admission orders Commonly-used abbreviations...
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  • Maternal and Child
    Education Cystitis after Delivery Danger Signs and Discomfort of Pregnancy Diabetes Mellitus during Pregnancy (Gestational DM) Discharge Instructions (Postpartum) Dystocia during Pregnancy Ectopic Pregnancy Episiotomy in Assisting Delivery Exercise during Pregnancy Family Planning Female Reproductive Anatomy...
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