NUR 123 test 2

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  1. What does Alpha fetoprotein (AFP) test for?
    Neural tube defects
  2. Stress-test
    • Measures fetal reaction to uterine contractions.
    • Neg = good
  3. At how many weeks is sex of fetus distinguishable?
    9-12 weeks
  4. Ductus Venosus
    • *Blood bypasses liver
    • connects umbilical vein to inf. vena cava
  5. Umbilical Vein
    • Carries oxygenated blood
    • Transports blood from placenta to the fetus
  6. Hegar's sign
    • *Softening of isthmus of uterus
    • Physiologic change during pregnancy
  7. Generally when does appetite increase in pregnancy
    After 1st trimester
  8. Nagele's Rule (and how to calculate)
    • Used to calculate due-date
    • 1st day of LMP-add 7 days and count back 3 months
  9. What is detected in urine of pregnant woman?
    HCG
  10. What are 4 positive signs of pregnancy
    • Fetal heart tones
    • X-ray
    • Ultrasound
    • Palpation of fetal parts (head, feet, hands)
  11. Why is obtaining medical hx important?
    • Discover bad habits (drug, alcohol use/abuse)
    • Est # of pregnancies (Gravida) and live births (para)
  12. What is the most effective way to diagnose PIH
    BP complication
  13. Foods high in Iron
    • Liver
    • Kidney Beans
    • Green leafy veggies
    • Eggs & tofu
  14. Incomplete abortion
    • Loss of fetus
    • Placenta remains inside
    • Usually need D&C
  15. Placenta Previa *s/s
    • Abnormal implantation of normal placenta
    • *Painless uterine bleeding
    • *Scanty to severe bright red (3rd trimester)
  16. Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC)
    • A clotting/bleeding disorder
    • *Cause unknown but often occures with abruptio placenta (premature sep. of implanted placenta), missed abortion
  17. Eclampsia
    Preeclampsia plus convulsions
  18. Mag Sulfate
    • Antihypertensive
    • *Do not give if DTR (deep tendon reflexes) absent
  19. Effects of Syphilis on fetus
    • Rhagades (cracks) of the corners of mouth and anus
    • Snuffles (obstruct nasal breathing)
  20. Gravida & Para
    • Gravida- Number or pregnancies
    • Para- Number of live births
  21. # of Mg in grain
    60mg per grain
  22. Grains in a gram
    gr 15 = 1g
  23. gtts per mL
    • generally 15gtts = 1 mL
    • Dependent on drop factor of tubing
  24. mcg per mg
    1000 mcg = 1 mg
  25. Drop factor in relation to IV tubing
    • Number of gtts per mL
    • 10 gtts/ml or cc, 15, 60
  26. mL in 1 tsp
    5 ml = 1 tsp

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NUR 123 test 2
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2011-06-09 17:48:02
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