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Your patient is a 31 year old female who just delivered a healthy 7lb 8 oz baby boy. The delivery was assisted by forceps. Which of the following statements by the mother in the postpartum period is most concerning?
A nurse is caring for a postpartum client who underwent a vacuum assisted delivery. Which of the following findings would be the most concerning?
A nurse is caring for a postpartum mother who delivered a baby 3 days ago. On the first day following delivery, the provider ordered a hemoglobin level for the client. The result was 9.9 g/dL. The provider did not list any other orders in the client’s chart since that time. Which response of the nurse is most appropriate?
A nurse has received report on 4 postpartum clients. Which of the following clients should be seen first?
A nurse is performing a postpartum assessment and notes bulging in the perineum, the patient reports a feeling of pressure in the area. Which intervention is the most appropriate?
A nurse is assessing a postpartum client who delivered a baby four hours ago. The client had a complicated delivery and suffered a third degree perineal laceration. The nurse notes that the client has a contracted uterus with excessive, bright red lochia. Which of the following actions is appropriate for the nurse to take?
A nurse is assessing a postpartum client. Findings include a temperature of 100°F, a feeling of pressure in her vagina, and a pulse of 100. Which of the following conditions is the most likely cause of these findings?
A nurse is caring for a postpartum client with a hematoma. What would be the most concerning development?
A nurse is working on a postpartum unit and is starting the day shift. The nurse is caring for the following clients. Which of the following clients should the nurse see first?
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