The Postpartal Patient.
Paragraphs 6-1 through 6-20.
After completing this lesson, you should be able to:
Identify terms and definitions that refer to the
Identify changes in the female's reproductive,
urinary, and cardiovascular systems following
Identify nursing measures that are taken when
caring for a patient with pelvic problems
Identify the height of the fundus at certain time
periods following delivery.
Identify facts that pertain to lochia flow, bladder
and urinary distention, ovulation and
menstruation, and breasts and lactation
Identify descriptive phrases which relates
to the restorative period and the responsibilities
of the nurse given the patient during the
Identify specific causes of postpartal blues;
manifestations experienced by the mother
having postpartal blues, and the responsibilities
of the nurse caring for the patient having
Identify the feelings a mother may experience
secondary to her depression.
Identify the responses seen in negative and