Labor

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Labor
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2012-04-30 22:05:25
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Study for Nursing 113/OB final, Labor
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  1. Suture located between the two parietal bones of the fetal skull
    Saggital
  2. Stage of recovery following birth of the placenta
    Fourth
  3. When the cervix shortens and thins
    Efface
  4. Dropping of the fetal presenting part
    Lightening
  5. Length of a uterine contraction
    Duration
  6. Term that refers to the part of the fetus that enters the pelvic inlet first
    Presentation
  7. Relationship of the fetal body parts to each other
    Attitude
  8. Third stage of labor
    Placental
  9. Relationship of the fetal spine to the maternal spine
    Lie
  10. Downward progress of the presenting part through the pelvis
    Descent
  11. When the cervical os widens,
    enlargening of the cervix
    Dilate
  12. The presenting part of a cephalic presentation when the head is fully flexed
    Occiput
  13. For birth to occur, the fetus must accomodate to this rigid passageway
    Bony Pelvis
  14. Overlapping of the fetal skull bones to facilitate its passage through the bony pelvis (birth canal)
    Molding
  15. Realignment of the fetal head with its back and shoulders after the head is born
    Restitution
  16. Uterine contractions
    Extension
  17. Series of events that occur before the onset of true labor
    Primary
  18. Relationship of the presenting part to the four quadrants of the maternal pelvis
    Prodomal
  19. Presenting part in a buttocks first presentation
    Sacrum
  20. The most common type of female pelvis
    Gynecoid
  21. The time between the beginning of one uterine contraction and the beginning of the next
    Frequency
  22. The smallest anteroposterior diameter of the fetal skull
    Suboccipitobregmatic
  23. Labor curve
    Partogram
  24. Fontanelle that lies at the junction of the saggital and lambdoid sutures
    Posterior
  25. Contraction of abdominal muscles and diaphragm as the secondary powers of labor
    Pushing
  26. The stage of labor during which the cervix widens and thins
    First
  27. Zero Station
    Ischial Spines
  28. Rotation maneuver to allow the fetal head to pass through the pelvic outlet is termed __________ rotation
    Internal
  29. Strength of a uterine contraction
    Intensity
  30. Measurement of fetal descent in relationship to the ischial spines
    Station
  31. Passage of the mucous plug
    Bloody show
  32. Cardinal movement that occurs as the fetal shoulders engage and descend through the pelvis
    External
  33. Head-first presentation
    Cephalic
  34. The stage of labor when the fetus is born
    Second
  35. Another term used for the anterior fontanelle
    Bregma
  36. Presenting part of a cephalic presentation when the fetal head is in extension
    Mentum

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