Post-Term Birth with Distress and Meconium

A laboring post-term patient experiences a spontaneous rupture of membranes with thick meconium in the amniotic fluid.

 

Learning Objectives:

Assess and manage a laboring post-term patient who experiences a spontaneous rupture of membranes with thick meconium in the amniotic fluid. Prioritize key interventions (turning patient to side, administering O2, and giving IV fluids) to manage severe variable decelerations

Additional information

Learner

Nursing

Contributor

Elsevier

Case Setting

MedSurg

Specialty

Obstetrics and gynecology

Room Size

12×12

Language

English

Status

For Purchase