NSG 3111 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Eye Contact, Perineum, Antepartum Haemorrhage
Lecture 4: comfort measures for labour and childbirth. The (cid:498)art(cid:499) of labour support: latent and early phase of labour, active phase labour, support for the prolonged or difficult labour, second stage of labour. Pharmacological options for pain relief during labour and birth. All aspects surrounding the sensation of pain before, during, and after it is. Varies within the same person, from one time to the next. (cid:498) whatever the person says it is, existing whenever she says it does(cid:499) Patient"s observable responses (cid:523)behavioral, physiological, verbal, vocal, felt (sensations, feelings, responses, impact of others) facial, body movement, etc) Severity of the pain sensation (rated on numerical scale or using words) Numeric pain intensity rating scale (0- no pain, 2-mild 4-moderate, 6-severe, Intensity or duration of pain the patient is willing to endure without pain relief. Varies markedly from one person to another. Every woman approaches labour with wishes, dreams, and expectations for.