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Maternal Newborn Nursing

Reflection Questions

Maternal Newborn NursingReflection Questions

Reflection Questions

1 .
Explain why the laboring person with polyhydramnios is at risk for labor dystocia.
2 .
Explain how pelvic dystocia can cause malpositioning of the fetal head and stalling of cervical dilation.
3 .
What are the contraindications to induction of labor?
4 .
How will the nurse prepare for the delivery of twins?
5 .
How can the nurse prepare the parents for delivery of an intrauterine fetal demise?
6 .
What nursing interventions are necessary for the laboring person with heart disease?
7 .
Describe possible labor complications associated with maternal musculoskeletal disorders.
8 .
How does the nurse prepare the person for an operative birth?
9 .
Explain placental abruption and its emergency status.
10 .
Discuss umbilical cord problems that indicate the need for a cesarean birth.
11 .
The nurse is caring for a 40-year-old person with preeclampsia during labor induction. The nurse sees bleeding at the IV site and the site where the lab drew blood this morning. What complication should the nurse predict and why?
12 .
What is the recommended course of action for the nurse in the case of end-stage prolonged fetal bradycardia during labor?
13 .
Describe the interventions used during a postpartum hemorrhage.
14 .
Explain how preeclampsia can cause neurologic dysfunction.

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