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to placenta previa) is:A. bleeding.B.intense abdominal pain.C. uterine activity.D. crampingMagnesium sulfate is given to women with preeclampsia and eclampsia to:A)Improve patellar reflexes and increase respiratory efficiency.B)Shorten the duration of labor.C)Prevent and treat convulsions.D)Prevent a boggy uterus and lessen lochial flow.The nurse is preparing to discharge a 30-year-old woman who hasexperienced a miscarriage at 10 weeks of gestation. Which statement bythe woman would indicate a correct understanding of the dischargeinstructions?A)"I will not experience mood swings since I was only at 10 weeks ofgestation."B)"I will avoid sexual intercourse for 6 weeks and pregnancy for 6 months."C)"I should eat foods that are high in iron and protein to help my body heal."D)"I should expect the bleeding to be heavy and bright red for at lease 1week."The nurse is caring for a woman who is at 24 weeks of gestation withsuspected severe preeclampsia. Which signs and symptoms would the nurseexpect to observe?Select all that apply.A)Decreased urinaryoutputand irritabilityB)Transient headache and +1 proteinuriaC)Ankle clonus and epigastricpainD)Plateletcountoflessthan100,000/mm3 and visual problemsE)Seizure activity and hypotension
A primigravida asks the nurse about signs she can look for that wouldindicate that the onset of laborisgettingcloser. The nurse shoulddescribe:A.Weight gain of 1 to 3 pounds.B.Quickening.C.Fatigue and lethargy.D.Bloody show.:Passage of the mucous plug (operculum) also termed pink/bloody show occursas the cervix ripens.The nurse should tell a primigravida that the definitive sign indicating thatlaborhas begun would be:A.Progressive uterine contractions.B.Lightening.C.Rupture of membranes.D.Passage of the mucous plug (operculum).On completion of a vaginal examination on a laboring woman, the nurserecords: 50%, 6 cm, -1. What is a correct interpretation of the data?A.The fetal presenting part is 1 cm above the ischial spines.B.Effacement is 4 cm from completion.C.Dilation is 50% completed.D.The fetus has achieved passage through the ischial spines.Under which circumstance should the nurse assist the laboring woman into ahands-and-kneesposition?a.Occiput of the fetus is in a posterior position.b.Fetus is at or above the ischial spines.c.Fetus is in a vertex presentation.d.Membranes have ruptured.A laboring woman becomes anxious during the transition phase of the firststage of labor and develops a rapid and deep respiratory pattern. Shecomplains of feeling dizzy and light-headed. The nurse's immediateresponse would be to:A.Encourage the woman to breathe moreslowly.=======================10B.Help the woman breathe into a paper bag.C.Turn the woman on her side.D.Administer a sedative.

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