326 Reproductive Assessment

326 Reproductive Assessment - Reproductive Assessment N326...

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Reproductive Assessment N326
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Female Genitalia-External External: Vulva Mons Pubis Labia Majora Labia Minora Vestibule Urethral Meatus Skene’s Gland Vaginal Orifice Bartholin’s Gland
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Female Genitalia-Internal Vagina Cervix Uterus Ovaries
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Female Genitalia Developmental Considerations Infants External genitalia engorged at birth Ovaries in abdomen Adolescents Secondary sex characteristics: estrogen Puberty: breast and pubic hair development Menarche
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Female Genitalia Developmental Considerations Pregnancy Goodell’s Sign: softening of cervix at 4-6wks Chadwick’s Sign: vaginal mucosa and cervix cyanotic at 8-12 wks Hegar’s Sign: isthmus of uterus softens 6- 8wks Uterus capacity increases Mucus plug forms to protect fetus from infection Increased vaginal secretions
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Developmental Considerations Aging Adult Declining hormones Menopause Uterus decrease in size
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This note was uploaded on 05/31/2011 for the course NUR 326 taught by Professor Meneghini during the Fall '10 term at St. Xavier.

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