NURSING 4211 Maternity- NURS 421 Maternity and Pediatric Nursing Latest Questions with Complete Answers - $12.60   Add to cart

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NURSING 4211 Maternity- NURS 421 Maternity and Pediatric Nursing Latest Questions with Complete Answers

1.A woman's amniotic fluid is noted to be cloudy. The nurse interprets this finding as which of the following? A) Normal
 B) Possible infection
 C) Meconium passage D) Transient fetal hypoxia Analysis of Amniotic Fluid Amniotic fluid should be clear when the membranes rupture. Rupturing of membranes is either spontaneous or artificial by means of an amniotomy, during which a disposable plastic hook (an amnihook) is used to perforate the amniotic sac. Cloudy or foul-smelling amniotic fluid indicates infection. Green fluid may indicate that the fetus has passed meconium secondary to transient hypoxia, prolonged pregnancy, cord compression, intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR), maternal hypertension, diabetes, or chorioamnionitis; however, it is considered a normal occurrence if the fetus is in a breech presentation. 2. When applying the ultrasound transducers for continuous external electronic fetal monitoring, at which location would the nurse place the transducer to record the FHR? . A) Over the uterine fundus where contractions are most intense 
 . B) Above the umbilicus toward the right side of the diaphragm 
 . C) Between the umbilicus and the symphysis pubis 
 . D) Between the xiphoid process and umbilicus 


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