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Unformatted text preview: ______ 12. Braxton-Hicks contractions are a true medical emergency requiring rapid transport. ______ 13. The presence of crowning indicates that delivery is imminent. ______ 14. "Milk" the umbilical cord after delivery to lessen the possibility of vaginal bleeding. ______ 15. Cephalopelvic disproportion tends to develop most frequently in the primigravida. ______ 16. It may be necessary to insert a gloved hand into the vagina and use the fingers to form an airway for the infant in cases of breech birth. ______ 17. With a prolapsed cord, use a dressing moistened with sterile saline to push the cord back. ______ 18. Pulmonary embolism is one of the most common causes of maternal death. ______ 19. In cases of postpartum hemorrhage, administer oxygen and begin fundal massage. ______ 20. In cases of uterine inversion, initiate IVs of NS or LR immediately after pulling the placenta free....
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This note was uploaded on 10/13/2011 for the course PARAMEDIC 101 taught by Professor Bator during the Spring '11 term at Columbus State Community College.
- Spring '11