Special Situations in Labor and Delivery.
Paragraphs 5-1 through 5-11.
After completing this lesson, you should be able to:
Identify descriptive statements that concerns the
nine special situations in labor and delivery.
Identify the causes for dystocia and oversized
Identify conditions that predispose a mother to
Identify the indications for the induction of labor.
Select descriptive statements that describe the
four classifications of dystocia.
Identify the four complications that occur in the
delivery of an oversized baby.
Select those characteristics that are used to
assess a mother for an amniotic fluid embolism.
Identify the indications for a cesarean section.
Identify the indications for forceps delivery.
5-10. Identify the types of forceps.
5-11. Select the nursing interventions that are used
when caring for patients with a special situation
in labor and delivery.
After studying the assignment, complete the exercises at
the end of this lesson. These exercises will help you to
achieve the lesson objectives.