Saturday, May 27, 2023

The most important nursing consideration in a postpartal woman with a hypotonic contraction is.. Assessment for bleeding



The most important nursing consideration in a postpartal woman with a hypotonic contraction is:

  • a. Assessment for infection
  • b. Assessment for bleeding
  • c. Assessment for FHR
  • d. Assessment for woman’s coping mechanism

Situation:

Bleeding during pregnancy is a serious case and should be managed immediately.

Answer: B.

During the postpartum period, the uterus should be palpated and lochia should be assessed because contractions after birth may also be hypotonic that will result to bleeding.