Finals - 2

  1. When a woman is admitted to the labor and delivery unit, she tells the nurse that she is anxious about delivery. The nurse is aware that anxiety can affect labor by:
    Reducing blood flow to the uterus
  2. A primigravida in her first trimester is Rh negative. To prevent anti-Rh antibodies from forming, this woman would receive which treatment?
    Rh immune globulin at 28 weeks and within 72 hours after the birth of an Rh-positive infant.
  3. After a prolonged labor, a woman vaginally delivered a 10 pounds, 3 ounce baby boy. In the immediate postpartum period, the nurse would be alert for the development of which complication?
  4. A woman in the transition phase of labor requests medication for pain relief. The nurse is aware that:
    Analgesics given at this stage may result in respiratory depression to the newborn
  5. A woman who is 33 weeks pregnant is admitted to the obstetrical unit because her membranes ruptured spontaneously. She must be closely observed for signs of:
  6. ___ Type of exercise is beneficial during normal pregnancy
    Mild to Moderate
  7. Maternal body temperature should not exceed ___
    38'C / 100.4'F
  8. In late pregnancy the increase of ___ during exercise can trigger labor
  9. Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes that existed before pregnancy occurred
    Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  10. Glucose intolerance with onset during pregnancy and usually returns to normal by 6 weeks postpartum
    Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
  11. Screening test to identify Gestational Diabetes is routinely done between ___ and ___ weeks of gestation
    24 and 28 weeks
  12. ___ is the only oral hypoglycemic agent that can be considered for use after the first trimester
  13. Braxton’s Hicks
    Irregular, painless uterine contractions in the second trimester
  14. Chadwick’s sign
    Purplish or bluish discoloration of cervix, vagina, vulva caused by increased vascular congestion
  15. Colostrum
    Thin yellowish fluid from breast high in protein, fat-soluble vitamins and minerals. Contains mother’s antibodies
  16. Goodell’s sign
    Softening of the cervix and vagina caused by increased vascular congestion
  17. Pseudoanemia
    False anemia.A rise in the fluid portion of the blood greater than erythrocytes
  18. Passage of all product of conception, cervix closes, bleeding stops.
    Complete abortion
  19. Bleeding, cramping, dilation of cervix, passage of tissue
    Incomplete abortion
  20. Increased bleeding, cramping, cervix dilates
    Inevitable abortion
  21. Cramping & backache with light spotting, cervix is closed & no tissue is passed.
    Threatened abortion
  22. Missed abortion
    Fetus dies in utero but is not expelled, uterine growth stops, sepsis can occur
  23. Recurrent abortion
    Two or more consecutive abortions caused by incompetent cervix or inadequate progestron levels
  24. Fertilized ovum (zygote) is implanted outside the uterine cavity
    Ectopic Pregnancy
  25. A complication occurring in pregnancies, characterized by increasing hypertension, proteinuria, and edema.
  26. A complication occurring in pregnancies, characterized by increasing hypertension, proteinuria, and edema. with central nervous system involvement causing seizures
  27. Painless vaginal bleeding, usually bright red is the main characteristics of
    Placenta Previa
  28. Bleeding accompanied by abdominal or lower back pain is the characteristics of
    Abruptio Placentae
Card Set
Finals - 2
Maternity & Pediatrics