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What do you avoid when taking Methergine?
Smoking
Bleeding occurs within first 24 hrs. Blood loss >500ml. Hct drops 10 points.
Early postpartal hemorrhage
Bleeding occurs 24 hrs to 6 wks after. Result of subinvolution
Late postpartal hemorrhage
Relaxation of the uterus
Uterine Atony
Any infection of the reproductive tract associated with birthing process, up to 6 wks after delivery.
Puerperal infections
Do not use ____ drugs in breastfeeding mothers.
Sulfa
An infection of the connective tissue of the breast
Mastitis
Superficial leg vein disease
Venous thrombosis
When thrombi formed in the deep leg veins are carried to the pulmonary artery, obstructing pulmonary blood flow to one or both lungs.
Pulmonary embolism
If ____ is present, deep thrombophlebitis is suspected.
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