Stages/Mechanisms of labor and Labor pains

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Stages/Mechanisms of labor and Labor pains
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2012-04-30 23:08:45
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  1. Chin is brought into closer contact with fetal chest
    Flexion
  2. Biparietal diameter of the head passes the pelvic outlet
    Engagement
  3. The head is born with this mechanism
    Extension
  4. Head rotates briefly to the position it occupied when it was engaged in the outlet
    Restitution
  5. Descent depends on these four forces
    • Pressure amniotic fluid
    • Direct pressure of contracting fundus
    • Contraction of maternal diaphragm and abdominal muscles
    • Extension and straightening of the fetal body
  6. This is the longest stage
    First Stage
  7. This stage is when homeostasis is established
    Fourth Stage
  8. The three phases of the second stage of labor
    • Latent
    • Descent
    • Transition
  9. The three phases of the first stage of labor
    • Latent
    • Active
    • Transition
  10. this risk increases as the length of the third stage increases
    Hemorrhage
  11. These are nonpharmological means to decrease pain
    • Efflurage
    • Breathing
    • Hypnosis
  12. Pain in the first stage of labor is caused by this
    Cervical stretching
  13. Increment
    Decrement
    Acme
    3 parts of a contraction
  14. Nursing intervention during an induction when tetanic contractions occur
    stop infusion
  15. Nursing assessments during and epidural infusion
    • BP
    • P
    • R
    • FHT and sensation

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