OB Meds

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rodghawk
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OB Meds
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2013-01-21 14:40:10
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  1. what are important things to monitor when giving Pit (3)
    maternal BP and pulse changes

    hypertonicity of uterus

    fetal HR and rhythm
  2. MOA of pit
    causes uterine contractions -- increases frequency, duration and force
  3. nursing implications with Pit (2)
    frequently assess fetal HR, rhythm

    stop infusion and notify MD if contractions last longer than 1 min or if alteration in fetal rhythm or HR
  4. what is the purpose of Rhogam?
    prevents Rh-negative woman from developing antibodies after exposure to Rh positive blood
  5. when is most common time to give Rhogam?
    at 28 weeks gestation and within 72 hrs delivery

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