The clinic nurse is performing a prenatal assessment on a pregnant client at

The clinic nurse is performing a prenatal assessment

This preview shows page 107 - 110 out of 120 pages.

3. The clinic nurse is performing a prenatal assessment on a pregnant client at risk for preeclampsia. Which clinical sign is not included as a symptom of preeclampsia? a. Edema b. Proteinuria c. Glucosuria d. Hypertension ANS: C 4. Which intrapartal assessment should be avoided when caring for a client with HELLP syndrome? 5. A nurse is explaining to the nursing students working on the antepartum unit how to assess edema. Which edema assessment score indicates edema of the lower extremities, face, hands, and sacral area?
Background image
108 108 6. A client is admitted with vaginal bleeding at approximately 10 weeks of gestation. Her fundal height is 13 cm. Which potential problem should be investigated? 7. Which maternal condition always necessitates birth by cesarean section? a. Partial abruptio placentae b. Total placenta previa c. Ectopic pregnancy d. Eclampsia ANS: B 8. Spontaneous termination of a pregnancy is considered to be an abortion if: 9. An abortion when the fetus dies but is retained in the uterus is called: 10. A placenta previa when the placental edge just reaches the internal os is called: 11. Which would indicate concealed hemorrhage in abruptio placentae? a. Bradycardia b. Hard boardlike abdomen
Background image
109 109 c. Decrease in fundal height d. Decrease in abdominal pain ANS: B 12. The priority nursing intervention when admitting a pregnant client who has experienced a bleeding episode in late pregnancy is to: 13. A primigravida of 28 years of age is admitted to the antepartum unit with a diagnosis of hyperemesis gravidarum. Nursing care is based on which of the following?
Background image
Image of page 110

You've reached the end of your free preview.

Want to read all 120 pages?

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture