PH 7.52. PCO2 54 mm Hg.
PH 7.42. PCO2 40 mm Hg.
PH 7.25. PCO2 25 mm Hg.
PH 7.38. PCO2 36 mm Hg.
Draw a blood sample for prothrombin (PT) and international normalized ratio (INR) level.
Administer vitamin K.
Draw a blood sample for type and crossmatch and request blood from the blood bank.
Cancel the surgery after the patient reports stopping the Coumadin one week previously.
Hemoglobin 10.4 g/dL.
Total cholesterol 340 mg/dL.
Total serum protein 7.0 g/dL.
Glycosylated hemoglobin A1C 5.4%.
The patient complains of pain on movement.
The area proximal to the insertion site is reddened. warm. and painful.
The IV solution is infusing too slowly. particularly when the limb is elevated.
A hematoma is visible in the area of the IV insertion site.
Febrile non-hemolytic reaction.
Allergic transfusion reaction.
Acute hemolytic reaction.
Frequent checks for cervical dilation will be needed after the procedure.
Contractions may rapidly become stronger and closer together after the procedure.
The FHR (fetal heart rate) will be followed closely after the procedure due to the possibility of cord compression.
The procedure is usually painless and is followed by a gush of amniotic fluid.
Continue to breastfeed frequently. at least every 2-4 hours.
Follow up with the infant’s physician within 72 hours of discharge for a recheck of the serum bilirubin and exam.
Watch for signs of dehydration. including decreased urinary output and changes in skin turgor.
Keep the baby quiet and swaddled. and place the bassinet in a dimly lit area.
The infant should be restrained in an infant car seat. properly secured in the back seat in a rear-facing position.
The infant should be restrained in an infant car seat. properly secured in the front passenger seat.
The infant should be restrained in an infant car seat facing forward or rearward in the back seat.
For the trip home from the hospital. the parent may sit in the back seat and hold the newborn.