Possible spinal cord defect.
Immaturity of the central nervous system.
Possible partial paralysis.
Injury to the nerves innervating the legs.
The vaccine prevents a future fetus from developing congenital anomalies.
Pregnancy should be avoided for 3 months after the immunization.
The client should avoid contact with children diagnosed with rubella.
The injection will provide immunity against the 7-day measles.
Possible central nervous systems disorders in the fetus.
Cesarean delivery most likely necessary.
Usual treatment with a 10-day course of erythromycin.
Possible fetal death before delivery.
Taking-in phase of childbearing; she is exhibiting typical signs of adaptation.
Postpartum blues phase of childbearing; she needs psychological counseling.
Letting-go phase of childbearing; she needs help to assume the maternal role.
Taking-hold phase of childbearing; she is feeling inadequate about neonatal care.
Although sexual desire may change, intercourse is safe during an uncomplicated pregnancy.
Throughout the pregnancy, coitus interruptus is the preferred method for sexual activity.
Engaging in intercourse must be avoided until the client is at least 16 weeks pregnant.
The couple should refrain from engaging in sexual intercourse during the last trimester.
Another Pap smear.
Thorough endocrine workup.
Continuation of the oral contraceptives.
Lower dosage of oral contraceptives.
“Despite their effectiveness, about 25% of women stop taking them after 1 year.”
“These agents usually only cause a few minor advrse effects when you take them.”
“Oral contraceptives inhibit ovulation and change the consistency of cervical mucus.”
“I can make these drugs more effective by monitoring my basal body temperature.”
Slightly below the level of the umbilicus.
Midway between the umbilicus and the symphysis pubis.
Barely above the upper margain of the symphysis pubis.
Slightly above the level of the umbilicus.
Initiating oral feedings.
Monitoring intake and output.
Allowing the infant to rest undisturbed.
Providing age-appropriate diversionary activities.
Soaking the child in a tub for 30 minutes to soften the skin.
Using an antibacterial soap two times a week.
Using a mild soap followed by patting the skin to dry it.
Washing clothes in a strong detergent to prevent infections.
Poor ability to concentrate urine.
Little skin pigment to prevent sunburn.
Poorly functioning temperature control center.
Abnormally high salt loss through perspiration.
Sucking attempts that are too poorly coordinated to be effective.
Projectile vomiting that occurs after drinking 4 oz.
Coughing, choking, and cyanosis that occur after several swallows of formula.
Sleeping that occurs after taking 10 ml of formula with an inability to be stimulated to take more.
A single mother with a 7-month-old child whose immunizations are delayed.
A two-parent family whose 3-year-old has a fractured leg from an automobile accident.
A single parent with a toddler who has third-degree burns over 20% of the body.
A two-parent family with a foster child who has a history of caustic liquid ingestion.
Nausea and vomiting.
Deep, rapid respirations.