The nurse is assessing a new mother’s efforts to bond with her newly born infant. Identify three (3) factors that can impact effective bonding between mother and infant?
What are risks/possible complications/contraindications for the use of intrauterine contraceptive devices?
A nurse is caring for a client who is considering use of a hormonal intrauterine system. What information regarding the advantages of an Intrauterine Device (IUD) should the nurse provide?
What are five (5) risk factors that affect female fertility?
What behaviors are observed by the nurse in the client during the latent phase of the first stage of labor?
A nurse is providing care for an uncircumcised male newborn and his mother. What information should be provided during discharge regarding bathing of the penile area of the newborn male?A nurse is caring for a client in the transition phase of the first stage of labor. What interventions should the nurse include when caring for this client?
What is the recommended weight gain in the first, second and third trimesters?
What are six (6) emotional responses the nurse would assess for if a mother is experiencing postpartum depression?
What is the priority nursing action during an oxytocin infusion?
A nurse is instructing a newly diagnosed client with fibrocystic breast tissue disorder about diet. What should the nurse instruct the client to avoid in their diet? (Review the Med Surg RM)
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What three (3) teaching points should the nurse discuss with a client experiencing dysmenorrhea?
What is an indication for taking tamoxifen?
A nurse is preparing to administer a rubella vaccination. What are contraindications to this immunization? (Pharmacology Review Module)
What medications are administered to treat Streptococcus B-Hemolytic infection during labor?
A nurse is caring for a client with hyperemesis gravidarum. Describe nursing care and medication therapy for the client diagnosed with hyperemesis gravidarum.
What is a contraindication for the administration of butorphanol?
A nurse is preparing to administer ibuprofen (Motrin) to a client. What are contraindications to this medication? (Review Pharmacology Module)
A client at 34-weeks of gestation presents to Labor and Delivery complaining of a sudden onset of intense abdominal pain and vaginal bleeding. An ultrasound reveals a partial abruptio placentae. 1) List three (3) risk factors for this condition and 2) list three (3) priority nursing interventions.What are the causes of early decelerations of the fetal heart rate? What are the nursing interventions to take if these occur?
After completing a thorough assessment of a large for gestational age (LGA) newborn, what education should the nurse provide to the parents regarding signs and symptoms of hypoglycemia to report to the nurse?
The nurse is caring for a 24 hour post-partum client receiving heparin prophylactically for a history of DVT. List one (1) possible complication related to heparin therapy and the appropriate nursing considerations for that complication.A client at 38 weeks of gestation is admitted to Labor and Delivery for the management of preeclampsia and is placed on a magnesium sulfate IV drip. Explain the signs of magnesium toxicity for which the nurse should monitor.
An 8-hour post-partum client complains of abdominal cramping and feeling dizzy. During the assessment the nurse notes the client’s fundus is soft, deviated to the right and 4 fingerbreadths above the umbilicus, and there is moderate rubra. What would the nurse’s priority actions be?
What education should the nurse provide to the postpartum client regarding mastitis?