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1

RhoGam is given to pregnant clients who are Rh ______ but whose baby is Rh ______

Negative, positive
*RhoGam prevents the mom from developing antibodies against future Rh-positive babies

2

When is Rhogam Given?

28 weeks' gestation and within 72 hours after delivery (Given twice)

3

Do you give RhoGam if the client has a miscarriage?

Yes, if pregnancy is > 13 weeks

4

Do you give RhoGam to the infant?

No, never or to the father

5

What are tocolytics?

Drugs given to stop preterm labor

6

What is the mnemonic used to remeber the four drugs that can be used for preterm labor

It's Not My Time

7

What drugs do the letters stand for?

Indomethacin (NSAID)
Nifedipine (C.C.B.)
Magnesium sulfate
Terbutaline

8

When giving these medications, what must you monitor continuously?

Fetal Heart rate/ maternal vital signs

9

Magnesium sulfate will decrease _____ _____, ____ _____ ____, and ______

Urine output, deep tendon reflexes, and respirations

10

If a client is given terbutaline, watch for_____

Tachycardia

11

What two drugs do you never give to a pregnant client?
Think "Two QTs say no to OB's"

Quinolones, Tetracyclines

12

The umblilical cord in a newborn has _____ arteries and _____ vein

2,1

13

To describe fetal heart rates, remember VEAL CHOP

Variable Decelerations= Cord Compression
Early Decelerations= Head Compression
Accelerations= Oxygenation is ok
Late Decelerations= Placental Insufficiency (bad sign)

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