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Chapter 27: The Woman with an Intrapartum Complication McKinney: Evolve Resources for Maternal-Child Nursing, 5th Edition MULTIPLE CHOICE 1. Which actions by the nurse may prevent infections in the labor and delivery area? a. Vaginal examinations every hour while the woman is in active labor b. Use of clean techniques for all procedures c. Cleaning secretions from the vaginal area by using back-to-front motion d. Keeping underpads and linens as dry as possible ANS: D Bacterial growth prefers a moist, warm environment. Vaginal examinations should be limited to decrease transmission of vaginal organisms into the uterine cavity. Use an aseptic technique if membranes are not ruptured; use a sterile technique if membranes are ruptured. Vaginal drainage should be removed with a front-to-back motion to decrease fecal contamination.
PTS: 1 DIF: Cognitive Level: Application/Applying REF: p. 579 OBJ: Nursing Process: Implementation MSC: Client Needs: Safe and Effective Care Environment 2. A woman in labor at 34 weeks of gestation is hospitalized and treated with intravenous magnesium sulfate for 18 to 20 hours. When the magnesium sulfate is discontinued, which oral drug will probably be prescribed for continuation of the tocolytic effect?
PTS: 1 DIF: Cognitive Level: Knowledge/Remembering REF: p. 588 OBJ: Nursing Process: Planning MSC: Client Needs: Physiologic Integrity 3. Which technique is least effective for the woman with persistent occiput posterior position?
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Lying supine increases the discomfort of “back labor.” A sitting or kneeling position may help the fetal head to rotate to occiput anterior. Rocking the pelvis encourages rotation from occiput posterior to occiput anterior. Squatting aids both rotation and fetal descent. PTS: 1 DIF: Cognitive Level: Knowledge/Remembering REF: p. 575 OBJ: Nursing Process: Implementation MSC: Client Needs: Health Promotion and Maintenance

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