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Which of the following complications is most likely responsible for a delayed postpartum hemorrhage?



A. Cervical laceration
B. Clotting deficiency
C. Perineal laceration
D. Uterine subinvolution

This question is part of Obstetrical Nursing – Postpartum – NCLEX Quiz 4
Asked by Santepro, Last updated: May 30, 2020

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Answered May 19, 2019

Uterine subinvolution

Late postpartum bleeding is often the result of subinvolution of the uterus. Retained products of conception or infection often cause subinvolution.Options A and C: Cervical or perineal lacerations can cause an immediate postpartum hemorrhage.Option B: A client with a clotting deficiency may also have an immediate PP hemorrhage if the deficiency isnt corrected at the time of delivery.
 

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