Exam 3 Outline
Examine physiological and psychological changes that occur in the postpartum period.
a. Postpartum: pd. Of time from birth to return of reproductive organs to their normal
state. Lasts about 6 wks (4th trimester/Puerperium)
Module 1 Part A
Explain how the diagnosis of pregnancy is made.
i. Gestation: the # of wks since the first day of the LMP
ii. Abortion: Delivery that occurs prior to the end of 20 wks gestation
iii. Term: Normal duration of pregnancy- b
Exam 2 Study Guide
Module 1 (Part C) Newborn Care & Prematurity
Relate the physiology of the adaptation/transition of the neonate from intrauterine to extrauterine life.
a. Respiratory System
i. Initiation of breathing:
1. Transitory asphyxia occurs du