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Which structure allows the delivery of oxygen and nutrients to the fetus, as well as removal of wastes
Placenta
Which is indicated first for a pregnant pt with no medical history who is experiencing seizures
Mag Sulfate
When assisting with delivery, which sequence is correct after instructing the mother to stop pushing when the baby's head has delivered
Suction mouth first then nose
direct head downward to deliver anterior shoulder
direct head upward to deliver posterior shoulder
A newborn has blue extremities, a pink torso, a strong active cry, a heart rate of 104, and some flexion of its extremities. What is the newborn's APGAR score
8
33yof is 30 weeks pregnant, alert and complaining of steady, bright red vaginal bleeding that begun 1/2 hour ago. Denies pain and contractions but states she had spotting on and off. What is most likely happening
Placenta previa
Which statement about changes in maternal physiology during pregnancy is TRUE
Progesterone causes a decrease in airway resistance
Which statement about the unbilical cord is TRUE
The umbilical vein supplies oxygenated blood to the fetus
Which stage of gestation begins at 8 weeks and continues until delivery
Fetal
Which would be considered routine prehospital care of the patient exhibiting indications of imminent delivery
Establish IV of normal saline
When measuring the distance from the symphysis pubis to the uterine fundus, each cm is roughly ____ of gestation
1 week
Which is NOT appropriate when assisting with prehospital delivery
Rotate the baby's head to the side as soon as it delivers
What is NOT a function of the placenta
Supplying the developing fetus with maternal blood
Which is NOT useful to the prehospital care provider when obtaining history of a pregnant pt
The father's general health
When the fetal scalp is visible at the vaginal opening during a contraction, this is known as
Crowning
Which is the most reliable sign of impending delivery
Crowning
The structure that connects the umbilical vein directly to the inferior vena cava is the
ductus venosus
Place the following neonatal resuscitation procedures in correct order
5-suctioning
1-tactile stimulation
4-oxygen admin
3-assist ventilations
2-CPR
6-Admin of cardiac meds
32yof complains of contractions 45min ago. 39 weeks pregnant G3P2. States contractions are 2 min apart but membranes are not ruptured. She is anxious and responds when asked if she feels an urge to move bowels. What is happening
Imminent delivery
The umbilical cord should be clamped in two places and cut ____ cm from the newborn
10-15
Which maternal change is expected during pregnancy
increased cardiac output, increase in blood volume
Which statement about physological changes during pregnancy are true EXCEPT
the urinary bladder is displaced posteriorly and inferiorly
Which best describes the routine care of a newborn
Suctioning of the airway w/a bulb syringe, tactile stimulation, grying, warming, APGAR stimulation
Which paramedic actions is indicated after uncomplicated delivery of the newborn
Performing fundal massage to maintain uterine contraction
The premature separation of the placenta from the uterine wall is called
abruptio placentae
Which refers to the time from conception to birth
prenatal