Flashcards in Maternity Deck (14):
Induces ovulation by changing hormonal effects on the ovary. Alters estrogen and stimulating follicular growth to produce a mature ovum
Nausea; long term- visual disturbances, tinnitus.
Monitor FHR, contraction pattern (less than 5 in 10 min, less than 2 min long), v/s (causes hypotension), InO, and cervical dilation.
Stop uterus from contracting in preterm labor
Preeclampsia. Anticonvulsant, sedative, vasodilator. Check DTRs. Used with Apresoline if diastolic >100 (tachycardia)
Tocolytic. Stops premature labor. Inc pulse and hyperactivity
Preeclampsia. Lowers BP > 100 diastolic. In combination with mag sulfate
Mastitis. Ok with breastfeeding. Or erythromycin after BF. Prophylaxis for GBS or clindamycin
Gtts or ointment. For eye prophylaxis for neisseria gonococcus. Also for chlamydia.
Promotes formation of clotting factors vit K in vastus lateralis muscle
Rho (D) immunoglobulin
Given 28 wks and 72 hrs after birth. Given with any bleeding episode. Destroys fetal cells that got in mothers blood; it has to do this before antibodies can be formed
Given to mom to stop the growth of the embryo to save the Fallopian tube in ectopic pregnancy. If doesn't work a laparoscopic incision will be made into the tube and the embryo will be removed. Entire tube may have to be removed
Stimulates surfactant production in the alveolar spaces and this causes less tension when the infant breathes. Given 24-34 wks gestation.