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What signs a client should observe carefully during the period of induction of labor?



A. Severe pain
B. Uterine tetany
C. Hypoglycemia
D. Umbilical cord prolapse

This question is part of Obstetrical Nursing – Intrapartum – NCLEX Quiz 5
Asked by Santepro, Last updated: Jul 04, 2020

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Answered Feb 24, 2018

Uterine tetany

Uterine tetany could result from the use of oxytocin to induce labor. Because oxytocin promotes powerful uterine contractions. uterine tetany may occur. The oxytocin infusion must be stopped to prevent uterine rupture and fetal compromise.
 

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