Flashcards in Placenta Previa vs. Abruptio Placenta Deck (15)
What is Abruptio Placenta?
When the placenta detaches itself from the uterine wall
What is Placenta Previa?
The placenta is covering or near the cervix, blocking opening to vagin
Abruptio Placenta Signs
Sudden, Painful, bleeding with contractions and uterine tenderness
Abruptio Placenta Risk factors
HTN, diabetes, smoking, alcohol (ETOH)abuse, drug abuse
Abruptio Placenta Dangers
Decreased 02 and nutrients to fetus,
Abruptio Nursing Interventions
C-section if baby is term
Blood transfusion may be needed so type and cross mother
Placenta Previa Signs
Sudden, Painless, bleeding, bright red in color, Usually seen in third trimester
Placenta Previa Risk Factors
Previous C-section, multiparity, older-age mother
Placenta Previa Dangers
Maternal hemorrhage, Premature labor
Placenta Previa Nursing Interventions
Bed rest, C-section if baby is term, Frequent vitals, Blood transfusions ma be needed so type and cross mother
Both conditions will require what three interventions?
Fetal heart monitoring
Which condition has more bleeding?
Which condition will create a rigid, board-like abdomen?
Abruptio Placenta causes which blood clotting disorder?
Disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC)