CHAPTER 40 TRUE OR - 12 Braxton-Hicks contractions are a true medical emergency requiring rapid transport 13 The presence of crowning indicates

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CHAPTER 40 TRUE OR FALSE Indicate if the following statements are true or false by writing T or F in the space provided. ______ 1. Pregnant diabetics should generally be managed with oral drugs. ______ 2. Women who were borderline hypertensive before becoming pregnant may become dangerously hypertensive when pregnant. ______ 3. In cases involving abortions, the physical exam should include orthostatic vital signs, if possible. ______ 4. In cases of ectopic pregnancy, start an IV of D5W. ______ 5. Patients suffering abruptio placenta most often report heavy bleeding with no pain. ______ 6. The definitive treatment for placenta previa is cesarean section. ______ 7. The most common sign of placenta previa is brownish vaginal discharge. ______ 8. Eclampsia is characterized by seizures. ______ 9. Medical control may order the administration of Valium and/or magnesium sulfate to eclampsia patients. ______ 10. Supine-hypotensive syndrome is most common in the first trimester. ______ 11. Tocolysis is the recommended procedure in cases of preeclampsia.
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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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