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Unformatted text preview: a Partial placenta Partial previa previa Unfavorable fetal Unfavorable position position Age greater than 35 Age years years Premature fetus Drugs Used to Promote Cervical Ripening Cervical Uses 1. shorten duration of labor 1. 2. allow reduction on oxytocin dosage 2. 3. decrease need for C-section 3. Dinoprostone (Prepidil, Cervidil) Dinoprostone gel Dinoprostone vaginal inserts (Cervidil) Critical Thinking Exercise Critical Sara, age 28, is pregnant with her first child. She Sara, is in the labor room and has been in labor for twelve hours. Her physician orders oxytocin (Pitocin). How would you explain the purpose of Pitocin to Sara? Why should oxytocin be titrated up slowly? Which adverse effect of oxytocin is most dangerous to the pregnant women? List the nursing actions related to this drug. drug. Critical Thinking Exercise Critical Maggie is in her 30th week of pregnancy and has started premature labor. She is admitted to the high-risk unit, placed on strict bed rest, and given terbutaline (Brethine). What are you going to tell Maggie about this drug? She is very worried about her baby. What special need does she have concerning her drug management? management? Study Guide Questions Study 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Drugs that stimulate uterine contractions are Drugs known as? known Drugs that suppress contractions are known as? What group of drugs is used for women in What preterm labor to accelerate fetal lung development? development? What are the three groups of uterine stimulants? Where is Oxytocin is produced? What adverse effect is associated with oxytocin What administration? administration? What do Ergot alkaloids stimulate? Drugs Affecting Male Health Health Objectives Objectives Identify the endogenous use of Identify testosterone. Discuss the many drugs used for erectile Discuss dysfunction and their side effects and adverse effects. Know the difference between , Know , and . , Identify the many drugs that affect male Identify sexual functioning. Androgens Androgens Produced by the t...
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