The tube will allow for equalization of the lung expansion.
Chest tubes serve as a method of draining blood and serous fluid and assist in reinflating the lungs.
Chest tubes relieve pain associated with a collapsed lung.
Chest tubes assist with cardiac function by stabilizing lung expansion.
Mother’s educational level
Infant’s birth weight
Size of the mother’s breast
Mother’s desire to breastfeed
The presence of scant bloody discharge
The presence of green-tinged amniotic fluid
Moderate uterine contractions
Duration is measured by timing from the beginning of one contraction to the beginning of the next contraction.
Duration is measured by timing from the end of one contraction to the beginning of the next contraction.
Duration is measured by timing from the beginning of one contraction to the end of the same contraction.
Duration is measured by timing from the peak of one contraction to the end of the same contraction.
Insulin requirements moderate as the pregnancy progresses.
A decreased need for insulin occurs during the second trimester.
Elevations in human chorionic gonadotrophin decrease the need for insulin.
Fetal development depends on adequate insulin regulation.
Providing a calm environment
Obtaining a diet history
Administering an analgesic
Assessing fetal heart tones
Respiratory distress syndrome
Dinoprostone (Prostin E.)
Continue the infusion of magnesium sulfate while monitoring the client’s blood pressure
Stop the infusion of magnesium sulfate and contact the physician
Slow the infusion rate and turn the client on her left side
Administer calcium gluconate IV push and continue to monitor the blood pressure
An affected newborn has unaffected parents.
An affected newborn has one affected parent.
Affected parents have a one in four chance of passing on the defective gene.
Affected parents have unaffected children who are carriers.
Because it is a state law
To detect cardiovascular defects
Because of her age
To detect neurological defects
There is no need to take thyroid medication because the fetus’s thyroid produces a thyroid-stimulating hormone.
Regulation of thyroid medication is more difficult because the thyroid gland increases in size during pregnancy.
It is more difficult to maintain thyroid regulation during pregnancy due to a slowing of metabolism.
Fetal growth is arrested if thyroid medication is continued during pregnancy.
An apical pulse of 100
An absence of tonus
Cyanosis of the feet and hands
Jaundice of the skin and sclera
Delivery by Caesarean section
Increasing fluid intake
Administering an enema
Withholding food for 8 hours
Determines the lung maturity of the fetus
Measures the activity of the fetus
Shows the effect of contractions on the fetal heart rate
Measures the neurological well-being of the fetus
The urethral opening is absent.
The urethra opens on the dorsal side of the penis.
The penis is shorter than usual.
The urethra opens on the ventral side of the penis.
Alteration in coping related to pain
Potential for injury related to precipitate delivery
Alteration in elimination related to anesthesia
Potential for fluid volume deficit related to NPO status
Avoid exercise because it fatigues the joints.
Take prescribed anti-inflammatory medications with meals.
Alternate hot and cold packs to affected joints.
Avoid weight-bearing activity.
Meperidine 100mg IM q 4 hours PRN pain
Mylanta 30 ccs q 4 hours via NG
Cimetadine 300mg PO q.i.d.
Morphine 8mg IM q 4 hours PRN pain
Hallucinogenic drugs create both stimulant and depressant effects.
Hallucinogenic drugs induce a state of altered perception.
Hallucinogenic drugs produce severe respiratory depression.
Hallucinogenic drugs induce rapid physical dependence.
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