By Kathleen Rice Simpson PhD RNC FAAN, Patricia A. Creehan MSN RNC
You’ll achieve for this hugely functional source for: elevated insurance of high-risk being pregnant, from bleeding in being pregnant to preterm exertions and start, diabetes, cardiac affliction, pulmonary problems, a number of gestation, and maternal-fetal shipping. And, you will expertly deal with ultra-modern broader scope of perinatal nursing with . . . an all-new bankruptcy on weight problems in being pregnant covers dangers to the mum and fetus, care from preconception to postpartum, in addition to bariatric surgical procedure. And, an extended bankruptcy on child foodstuff contains new sections at the toddler feeding determination, merits of breastfeeding, dietary parts, and preterm milk and lactation. New chapters regarding sufferer safeguard and the advance of a hugely trustworthy perinatal unit, tell nurses how you can behavior staff education and drills for obstetric emergencies, create checklists, and successfully handoff patients.
Two skilled perinatal nurses staff with the celebrated Association of Women’s future health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses and greater than 70 participants and reviewers for an independent standpoint. You’ll comprehend the easiest facts and most up-to-date criteria for all components of your perinatal perform by way of drawing on a wealth of knowledge amassed into the new version of AWHONN’s Perinatal Nursing, 4th edition.
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Are patients in the second stage of labor encouraged to push before they feel the urge to push?
Ensure that documentation of the event by the provider and the nurse are in sync. The nurse may limit documentation to noting that a shoulder dystocia occurred and noting the nursing interventions, such as assisting the woman to McRoberts position and applying suprapubic pressure, while the provider may describe the head-to-body interval and maneuvers that were used. • Provide a narrative note that summarizes the series of interventions and clinical events that have taken place, with a focus on a logical step-by-step approach to relieving the affected shoulder and resuscitating the newborn.
If there is evidence of uterine tachysystole, is oxytocin dosage increased or decreased? • Does the frequency of uterine contractions on the EFM strip match what is documented? • Is the uterine activity monitor (external tocodynamometer or intrauterine pressure catheter [IUPC]) adjusted to maintain an accurate uterine activity baseline? • Are oxytocin dosage increases charted when there is an inaccurate uterine baseline tracing or an uninterpretable FHR tracing? • Is the physicians’ and/or midwives’ documentation of fetal status consistent with the nurses’ documentation?