Uses Relax the uterine smooth muscle and prevent contractions leading to

Uses relax the uterine smooth muscle and prevent

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Uses Relax the uterine smooth muscle and prevent contractions leading to premature labor and delivery Usually reserved for use after 20 weeks of gestation; neonate has a chance of survival outside the uterus Prototype Only one in US: Ritodrine ( Yutopar ); withdrawn because of serious side effects
Copyright © 2017 Wolters Kluwer • All Rights Reserved QuestionQuestionWhat would be an appropriate nursing diagnosis for a patient who is taking oxytocic? A. Constipation related to dopaminergic effectsB. Excess fluid volume related to ergotism or water intoxicationC. Risk for injury related to CNS effects and incidence of orthostatic hypotensionD. Constipation related to decreased fluid intake
Copyright © 2017 Wolters Kluwer • All Rights Reserved AnswerAnswerB. Excess fluid volume related to ergotism or water intoxicationRationale: Nursing diagnoses related to drug therapy might include: excess fluid volume related to ergotism or water intoxication

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