NURS 323 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Lanolin, Findus, Colostrum

17 views5 pages

Document Summary

Bp: 90-120/60-80 (consistent with baseline bp in pregnancy. Pulse: 50-90 (bradycardia normal, resolving 6-10 days postpartum) Muscles interlace around uterine vesse;s and the contraction controls bleeding contracts to a size of a grapefruit in the immediate postpartum period and then settles around the umbilicus. May rise above the umbilicus uterus should not be palpable in 2 weeks or so. Subinvolution: failure of uterus to return to its pre pregnancy state (either due to placental fragments or infection) Teaching relationship of findus to the umbilicus (palpate fundus with other had), should descend 1-2 cm every 24 hours void frequently to avoid pressure (and prior to exam) after pains may be present, uterus. Teaching peri-bottle to dilute urine (warm bottle over perineum) empty bladder frequently (first void within about 6-8 hours, 150 ml expected for each void) oral fluids. May experience a decrease in the urge to void. 2-3 post borth: diaphoresis and increase in urinary output.

Get access

Grade+20% off
$8 USD/m$10 USD/m
Billed $96 USD annually
Grade+
Homework Help
Study Guides
Textbook Solutions
Class Notes
Textbook Notes
Booster Class
40 Verified Answers
Class+
$8 USD/m
Billed $96 USD annually
Class+
Homework Help
Study Guides
Textbook Solutions
Class Notes
Textbook Notes
Booster Class
30 Verified Answers

Related Documents