Growth and Development
Age Specific Care: Neonates, Infants and Toddlers
Instructional Video Notes: (VID 78867)
Grasp reflex: Occurs when an object is placed on the palm of the hand of a neonate.
Infancy: Defined as the time between one month
High pulmonary vascular resistance from the constricted pulmonary vessels allows for blood flow to the lungs and low
systemic resistance allows for easy blood flow to the extremities
Cord is cut = systemic vascular resistance due to b
MATERNAL AND CHILD NURSING BULLETS
Unlike false labor, true labor produces regular rhythmic contractions, abdominal discomfort, progressive
descent of the fetus, bloody show, and progressive effacement and dilation of the cervix.
To help a mother break th
Prolapsed umbilical cord
MODIFIED SIMS POSITION
Fig. 17 Arrows indicate direction of pressure against presenting part to relieve
compression of prolapsed umbilical cord. Pressure exerted by exami
Pregnancy Nursing Notes
Pregnancy lasts about 40 weeks, counting from the first day of your last normal period. The weeks are grouped
into three trimesters (TREYE-mess-turs). Find out what's happening with you and your baby in these three
PREGNANCY INDUCED HYPERTENSION (PIH) NURSING
Pregnancy Induced Hypertension: is a form of high blood pressure in pregnancy.
It occurs in about 5 percent to 8 percent of all pregnancies.
It is a condition in which vasospasm occurs dur
OB Questions with Answers
1. True labor can be differentiated from prodromal or false labor in that in true labor there is a
A. STRENGTHENING OF UTERINE CONTRACTIONS WITH WALKING
B. Failure of presenting part to descend
C. Lack of cervical dilation
PRACTICE TEST II Maternal and Child Health
1. For the client who is using oral contraceptives,
the nurse informs the client about the need to
take the pill at the same time each day to
accomplish which of the following?
a. Decrease the incidence of nausea
WHO Library Cataloguing in Publication Data
Newborn care until the first week of life: clinical practice pocket guide.
1. Infant care methods. 2. Practice guidelines as topic.