605 Chap 10

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Chap 10 Antepartum Nursing Assessment
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  1. gestation
    the number of weeks since the first day of the last period
  2. abortion
    birth that occurs before the end of 20 weeks gestation or the birth of a fetus/newborn who weighs less that 500 g
  3. term
    the normal duration of pregnancy
  4. antepartum
    time between conception and the onset of labor; often used to descrive the period during which a woman is pregnant; used interchageably with prenatal
  5. intrapartum
    time from the onset of true labor until the birth of the infant and placenta
  6. postpartum
    time from birth until the woman's bodoy re turns to an essentailly pre-pregnant condition
  7. preterm or premature labor
    labor that occurs after 20 weeks but before completion of 37 weeks gestation
  8. postterm labor
    labor that occurs after 42 weeks gestation
  9. gravida
    any pregnancy, regardless of duration, including present pregnancy
  10. nulligravida
    a wouman who has never been pregnant
  11. primigravida
    a whoman who is pregnant for the first time
  12. multigravida
    a woman who is in her second or any subsequent pregnancy
  13. para
    birth after 20 weeks gestation regardless of whether the infant is born alive or dead
  14. nullipara
    a woman who has had no births at more than 20 weeks gestation
  15. primipara
    a woman who has had one birth at more than 20 weeks gestation, regardless of whether the infant was born alive or dead
  16. multipara
    a woman who has had 2 or more births at more than 20 weeks gestation
  17. stillbirth
    an infant born dead after 20 weeks gestation

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