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3.A nurse caring for a patient who is 40 weeks of gestation and in active labor. The nursenotices accelerations on the fetal monitor.Which of the following is the priority nursingaction?a.Shut off the Pitocin.b.Elevate the client’s legs.c.Call the doctor.d.Continue to observe the patient in labor as this is a reassuring finding.Document the fetal heart rate as required.
4.A nurse is assisting with the care of a client who is in active labor at 38 weeks ofgestation.The nurse locates the fetal heart tones down by her pubic hair in the lowerquadrant of her abdomen.The nurse should suspect that the fetus is in which of thefollowing positions?
5.What chemical substances produced in the body acts as a natural pain reliever?
6.Several hours into labor, while using a special breathing technique, a woman complainsof dizziness, numbness, and tingling of her mouth and hands.What does the nurserecognize these symptoms signify?
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