He is engaged to be married and is to begin a new job upon graduation.
Which of the following diagnoses would be a priority for this client?
The rationale for this implementation is: The nurse is teaching a group of prenatal clients about the effects of cigarette smoke on fetal development.
Which characteristic is associated with babies born to mothers who smoked during pregnancy?
During evening visitation, a visitor brings a basket of fruit. A vaginal exam reveals that the cervix is 4cm dilated, with intact membranes and a fetal heart tone rate of 160–170bpm.
The nurse decides to apply an external fetal monitor.
The nurse’s assessment of this data is: The client arrives in the emergency department after a motor vehicle accident.
Nursing assessment findings include BP 80/34, pulse rate 120, and respirations 20.The nurse performs a vaginal exam and determines that the client’s cervix is 5cm dilated with 75% effacement.Based on the nurse’s assessment the client is in which phase of labor?The home health nurse is visiting a client with autoimmune thrombocytopenic purpura (ATP). It will be most important to teach the client and family about: A client with Addison’s disease has been admitted with a history of nausea and vomiting for the past three days.The client is receiving IV glucocorticoids (Solu-Medrol).The doctor is performing an assessment to determine meningeal irritation and spinal nerve root inflammation.