Chapter 21.docx - Question 1 See full question A young mother gives birth to twin boys who shared the same placenta What serious complication are they

Chapter 21.docx - Question 1 See full question A young...

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Question 1 See full question A young mother gives birth to twin boys who shared the same placenta. What serious complication are they at risk for? You Selected: Twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS) Correct response: Twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS) Explanation: When twins share a placenta, a serious condition called twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS) can occur. Reference: Pillitteri, A. Maternal and Child Health Nursing , 7th ed., Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2014, Chapter 21: Nursing Care of a Family Experiencing a Sudden Pregnancy Complication, p. 581. Chapter 21: Nursing Care of a Family Experiencing a Sudden Pregnancy Complication - Page 581 Question 2 See full question When assessing a pregnant woman with vaginal bleeding, the nurse would suspect a threatened abortion based on which finding? You Selected: slight vaginal bleeding Correct response: slight vaginal bleeding Explanation: Slight vaginal bleeding early in pregnancy, no cervical dilation, and a closed cervical os are associated with a threatened abortion. Strong abdominal cramping is associated with an inevitable abortion. With an inevitable abortion, passage of the products of conception may occur. No fetal tissue is passed with a threatened abortion. Reference: Pillitteri, A. Maternal and Child Health Nursing , 7th ed., Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2014, Chapter 21:
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Nursing Care of a Family Experiencing a Sudden Pregnancy Complication, p. 555. Chapter 21: Nursing Care of a Family Experiencing a Sudden Pregnancy Complication - Page 555 Question 3 See full question A woman with an incomplete abortion is to receive misoprostol. The woman asks the nurse, "Why am I getting this drug?" The nurse responds to the client, integrating understanding that this drug achieves which effect? You Selected: ensures passage of all the products of conception Correct response: ensures passage of all the products of conception Explanation: Misoprostol is used to stimulate uterine contractions and evacuate the uterus after an abortion to ensure passage of all the products of conception. Rh (D) immunoglobulin is used to suppress the immune response and prevent isoimmunization. Reference: Pillitteri, A. Maternal and Child Health Nursing , 7th ed., Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2014, Chapter 21: Nursing Care of a Family Experiencing a Sudden Pregnancy Complication, p. 555. Chapter 21: Nursing Care of a Family Experiencing a Sudden Pregnancy Complication - Page 555 Question 4 See full question Which medication would the nurse prepare to administer if prescribed as treatment for an unruptured ectopic pregnancy? You Selected: methotrexate Correct response: methotrexate Explanation:
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Methotrexate, a folic acid antagonist that inhibits cell division in the developing embryo, is most commonly used to treat ectopic pregnancy.
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  • Spring '17
  • Acevedo
  • Obstetrics, Ectopic pregnancy, Nursing Care, Child Health Nursing

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