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What do you do on the client's initial visit?

Client history and a complete physical assessment

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A screening tool that helps identify factors that may detrimentally effect the course of the pregnancy physically or psychologically

Client history

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The number of times a woman has been pregnant

Gravida

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The number of births that occurred after 20 weeks gestation

Para

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A woman who is pregnant for the first time

Primigravida

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A woman who has been pregnant multiple times

Multigravida

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A woman who has never given birth after 20 weeks gestation

Nullipara

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A woman who has given birth after 20 weeks gestation multiple times

Multipara

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Spontaneous or induced termination of a pregnancy before 20 weeks gestation

Abortion

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Loss of baby after 20 weeks

Stillbirth

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What does GTPAL stand for?

G- gravida
T- term (38-42 weeks)
P- preterm
A- abortions
L- living children

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What is the difference between original recording and GTPAL?

Original counted twins and triplets as one pregnancy and one birth and GTPAL counts it as one pregnancy and 2-3 births & terms

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When do you do pelvic exam?

Last

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When is fundal height the most accurate?

22-34 weeks

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Softening of the cervix

Goodell's sign

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Midstream specimen used to dip for glucose and protein

Urinalysis

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Tests for hematocrit, hemoglobin, and WBC

Complete blood count (CBC)

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Tests for gonorrhea and chlymydia

GC culture

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More common in people of African American or Mediterranean descent

Sickle cell

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Tests for German measles

Rubella titer

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What can contracting German measles during pregnancy lead to?

Microcephaly which leads to retardation

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Tests for syphilis

VDRL

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Can syphilis, chlymydia, and gonorrhea be treated?

Yes

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What do you do to test for Rh incompatibility?

Blood type

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When Rh is negative what can you do?

Give Rhogam

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When do you administer the Rhogam?

28 weeks

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How often to you visit the doctor in the first 6 months?

Once a month

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How often do you visit the doctor from the 7th month to week 36?

Every two weeks

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How often do you visit the doctor from week 36 until the onset of labor?

Once a week

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Systematic abdominal exam to determine fetal position

Leopold's maneuvers