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A woman is admitted in active labor and the nurse

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6. A woman is admitted in active labor, and the nurse assesses the fetal heart rate (FHR) at 124 bpm. What actionshould the nurse take based on the assessment?a. Position patient on her left sideb. Start oxygen per nasal cannulac. Reassure the mother the rate is normald. Notify the physician at onceANS: CThe normal FHR is 120 to 160 bpm. No interventions are required.
7.When observing the fetal heart monitor, the nurse recognizes the fetal heart rate (FHR) decreases to 120 bpm atthe beginning of a contraction and returns to a baseline of 155 bpm at the end of the contraction. What should thisindicate to the nurse?
8.A mother is in early labor and asks the nurse how long the labor will last. The nurse explains that the first stage oflabor lasts from the beginning of regular contractions until when?
9.After the delivery of a newborn, what is the priority action of the nurse?
10.Why is oxytocin administered in the third stage of labor?a. To stimulate lactationb. To relieve postpartum painc. To stimulate uterine contractionsd. To sedate the mother so she can restANS: COxytocin makes the uterus contract and reduces postpartum hemorrhage.
11.For the first hour following delivery, how often should the nurse assess the mother?

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Obstetrics, pregnancy induced hypertension

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