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primi or multis most likely to get
what age group are most likely to get
under 18 or over 35
when does pre-eclampsia usually begin
after 20 weeks
name three symptoms of PIH
hypertension, weight gain, proteinuria
if preeclampsia is mild will the woman be hospitalized
no, just rest at home
what type of diet is indicated
increased protein, normal salt intake
what measurement must the woman do every day
what is the activity order for severe
bed rest
what is the best position for severe
left side lying
what is the diet order of severe
low salt high protein
are diuretics used
when a woman is hospitalized for preeclampsia the nurse should test the...
#1 reflexes, then urine for protein
when preeclampsia gets worse the deep tendon reflexes will be ___
pre eclampsia makes the neuromuscular system more or less irritable
what vision problem do they have
what type of precautions will be used with severe
name 5 things included in seizure precautions
suction machine in room, o2 in room, padded rails up x4, must stay on unit, ambulation with supervision only, no more than 1 pillow
when is pre eclampsia turned into eclampsia
once convulsions have occured
in the eclamptic patient what ominous sign almost always predicts a seizure
severe epigastric pain
what are the three major tx objectives
decrease bp, control convulsions, diuresis
the urine output of the eclamptic patient will
how would you palpate the uterus to see if the eclamptic woman is having contractions
place hand flat on abdomen over fundus with fingers apart and press lightly