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1. One hour after delivery, the nurse is unable to palpate the uterine fundus of a
client who had an epidural and notes a large amount of lochia on the perineal
pad. The nurse massages at the umbilicus and obtains current vital signs. Which
intervention should the nurse implement next?
A. Document number of pad changes in the last hour
B. Increase the rate of the oxytocin infusion
C. Palpate the suprapubic area for bladder distention
D. Provide bedpan to void if unable to ambulate

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