Chapter 5 - A B C D Ans A B C D Ans After an examination a...

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1. After an examination, a pregnant patient is diagnosed with a cystocele. How should the nurse explain this finding to the patient? A) A fold of peritoneum behind the uterus B) Pouching of the bladder into the vaginal wall C) A part of the rectum is pushing into the vaginal wall. D) Folds of peritoneum that cover the uterus front and back Ans: B Feedback: Pouching of the bladder into the vaginal wall is a cystocele. A fold of peritoneum behind the uterus is posterior ligament. A part of the rectum pushing into the vaginal wall is a rectocele. Folds of peritoneum that cover the uterus front and back are the broad ligaments. 2. A pregnant patient is concerned about a sharp pain that is felt in the lower abdomen when making a quick move. What action should the nurse take to help this patient? 3. After an assessment, a pregnant patient asks the nurse questions about her changing uterus and body. Which
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nursing diagnosis would be appropriate for the patient at this time?
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