Flashcards in Antepartal Care for Concepts Deck (39):
What do you do on the client's initial visit?
Client history and a complete physical assessment
A screening tool that helps identify factors that may detrimentally effect the course of the pregnancy physically or psychologically
The number of times a woman has been pregnant
The number of births that occurred after 20 weeks gestation
A woman who is pregnant for the first time
A woman who has been pregnant multiple times
A woman who has never given birth after 20 weeks gestation
A woman who has given birth after 20 weeks gestation multiple times
Spontaneous or induced termination of a pregnancy before 20 weeks gestation
Loss of baby after 20 weeks
What does GTPAL stand for?
T- term (38-42 weeks)
L- living children
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
When do you do pelvic exam?
When is fundal height the most accurate?
Softening of the cervix
Midstream specimen used to dip for glucose and protein
Tests for hematocrit, hemoglobin, and WBC
Complete blood count (CBC)
Tests for gonorrhea and chlymydia
More common in people of African American or Mediterranean descent
Tests for German measles
What can contracting German measles during pregnancy lead to?
Microcephaly which leads to retardation
Tests for syphilis
Can syphilis, chlymydia, and gonorrhea be treated?
What do you do to test for Rh incompatibility?
When Rh is negative what can you do?
When do you administer the Rhogam?
How often to you visit the doctor in the first 6 months?
Once a month
How often do you visit the doctor from the 7th month to week 36?
Every two weeks
How often do you visit the doctor from week 36 until the onset of labor?
Once a week
Systematic abdominal exam to determine fetal position
When do you do Leopold's maneuvers?
After 30 weeks
How often do you test urine?
How often is hematocrit checked?
16, 28, and 36 weeks
How often do you check antibody titers on an Rh negative mom?
24, 28, 32, and 36 weeks
When do you do a glucose tolerance test?
How does the GTT work?
50 grams of glucola then check in an hour
What should the glucose level be after an hour in a GTT?
When do you test for group beta strep?