care of a patient with prenatal complications

 

Write a 2-3 page APA formatted paper (not including cover sheet or reference page) utilizing a minimum of three resources based on the case scenario below. You may opt to do a power point presentation or Prezi with a minimum of 10 – 15 slides (not including cover sheet or reference slide) instead of the written paper.

Scenario: A gravida two, para-one 34 year old woman comes into the office for pre-natal care. She is 28 weeks pregnant. Her blood pressure is 160/90 with a weight of 220 lbs and a height of 5’1. Her previous blood pressure at her visit 4 weeks ago was 122/ 78. Her previous weight was 210 lbs. She reports a history of gestational diabetes. Her fasting glucose is 108 with an A1C of 6.0.

What focused assessments would you expect the practical nurse to perform? What important data would need to be communicated to her health care team?

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Scenario: A gravida two, para-one 34 year old woman comes into the office for pre-natal care. She is 28 weeks pregnant. Her blood pressure is 160/90 with a weight of 220 lbs and a height of 5’1. Her previous blood pressure at her visit 4 weeks ago was 122/ 78. Her previous weight was 210 lbs. She reports a history of gestational diabetes. Her fasting glucose is 150. 

What focused assessments would you expect the practical nurse to perform? What important data would need to be communicated to her health care team?

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Care of a patient with prenatal complications

 

Spelling and grammar is correct throughout   the presentation. APA format is consistently done and correct. All   information is referenced throughout the body of the presentation. Uses a   minimum of 3 credible references.

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Discusses the significance of the blood   pressure. Outline what other assessments will be made by the nurse. 

What will be reported based on this finding?   

What condition are you assessing for? How   urgent is the reporting of this problem? 

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Discusses the significance of the blood glucose   finding. Outline what other assessments will be made based on this finding.

What will be reported based on this finding?

What   condition are you assessing for?

How urgent is the reporting of this problem?   

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Briefly discuss the common findings of   preeclampsia and nursing care and   management of this disorder. 

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Briefly discuss the common findings of   gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), and nursing care and management of this disorder.

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Includes SBAR report for this patient.

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