The nurse is planning discharge teaching for a client who had an evacuation of gestational trophoblastic disease (GTD) two days ago. Which information is m... [Show More] ost important for the nurse to include in this client’s teaching plan? (hydratidiform mole)
A. Oral contraceptive use for at least one year.
The nurse is planning care for a client at 30-weeks gestation who is experiencing preterm labor. What maternal prescription is most important in preventing this fetus from developing respiratory distress syndrome?
C. Betamethasone (Celestone) 12 mg deep IM.
The nurse places one hand above the symphysis while massaging the fundus of a multiparous client whose uterine tone is boggy 15 minutes after delivering a 7 pound 10 ounce infant. Which information should the nurse provide the client about this fiding?
Clots may form inside a boggy uterus and need to be expelled
A pregnant woman in the first trimester of pregnancy has a hemoglobin of 8.6 mg/dl and a hematocrit of 25.1%. What foot should the nurse encourage this client to include in her diet?
The newborn nursery admission protocol includes a prescption for phytonadione (Vitamin K1, AquaMEPHYTON) 0.5 mg IM to newborns upon admission. The ampoule provides 2 mg/ml. How many ml should the nurse administer?
The nurse is preparing to administer methylergonovine maleate (Methergine) to a postpartum client. Based on what assessment finding should the nurse withhold the drug?
C. Blood pressure 149/90. Methergine check bp
A primigravida arrives at the observation unit of the maternity unit because thinks is in labor. The nurse applies the external fetal heart monitor and determines that the fetal heart rate is 140 beats/minute and the contractions are occurring irregularly every 10 to 15 minutes. What assessment finding confirms to the nurse that the client is not labor at this time?
D. Contractions decrease with walking.
A breastfeeding infant, screened for congenital hypothyroidism, is found to have low levels of thyroxine (T4) and high levels of thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH). What is the best explanation for this finding?
C. The TSH is high because of the low production of T4 by the thyroid. [Show Less]