Maternal & Fetal Complications Related to Labor & Delivery
Many fetal complications, such as intrauterine fetal death (IUFD), neonatal hypoglycemia,
congenital anomalies, macrosomia and increased prenatal mortality, are related to DM.
A nurse who is caring for a postpartum client is concerned because the woman is at
risk for hemorrhage. Which factor in the client's history alerted the nurse to this
Short duration of labor
Previous cesarean b
A pressure ulcer is localized injury to the skin and/or underlying tissue, usually over a bony prominence, as a result of
pressure, or pressure in combination with shear. A number of contributing or confounding factors are also associated
A client has a paracentesis, and the health care provider removes 1500 mL of fluid.
To monitor for a serious postprocedure complication, the nurse should assess for:
Increased abdominal distention
A client is discharged with a prescription for sustained-release nitroglycerin. What
should the nurse teach the client about sustained-release nitroglycerin?
Swallow the capsule whole
Take milk with the medication
Hold the tablet und
A nurse on the psychiatric unit of the hospital has been assigned four
clients for the shift. The assignment includes an 84-year-old client who
is severely depressed, a 73-year-old client who is being discharged, a
53-year-old client who was admitted for
A home care nurse is instructing a client with hyperemesis gravidarum about measures to
ease the nausea and vomiting. The nurse tells the client to:
Eat foods high in calories and fat
Lie down for at least 20 minutes after meals
A client is receiving furosemide (Lasix) to relieve edema. The nurse should monitor
the client for which response to the medication?
Retention of sodium ions
Negative nitrogen balance
Excessive loss of potassium ions
Increase in the urine
A nurse is teaching staff members about the legal terminology used in child abuse.
What definition of battery should the nurse include in the teaching?
Maligning a person's character while threatening to do bodily harm.
A legal wrong committed by on
The nurse is providing post-procedure care for a client that had a liver biopsy. To
prevent hemorrhage, it is the nurse's highest priority to place the client in what
On the right side
TABLE 29-3 Transfusion Reactions
Signs and Symptoms
Accompanies less than
1% of transfusions;
possible sensitivity of
platelets in dono
TABLE 29-2TYPES OF DEHYDRATION
Occurs when water loss is greater than sodium
loss, which results in a concentration of solutes
outside the cells and causes the fluid inside
the cells to mov
Student: Abraham Meressa
Styles of Leadership
Sometimes the styles of the leader/s of an organization may become the only factor that
determine the success or failure of a project or the entire function of the organization.
This is because it affects the
Concorde Career College
HESI Assessment/Examination Scoring Guidelines
All Concorde Career Colleges are to refer to the NCLEX Assessment Sequencing Plan for the placement of
these assessments within the program curriculum.
Rationale: The normal respiratory rate for a newborn infant is 30 to 60 breaths/min. All of the other
options are outside the normal range.
A licensed practical nurse is monitoring a newborn who has been admitted to the nursery. The LPN
notes that the ant
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he delivery of health care in general and the practice of nursing
have become very complex. Larger numbers of patients with
complicated medical conditions. and health care nancing and