Complications of the third stage of labor
All women who deliver are at risk of complications in the third stage of labor. These complications include PPH, retained placenta, and uterine inversion. Others include conditions that commonly manifest for the first time during the third stage (eg, placenta accreta and its variants).Nov 25, 2020
What happens if the 3rd stage of labor takes too long?
What happens in the 3rd stage of labor?
What are the symptoms of third stage of labour?
What causes prolonged third stage of labour?
What are the risks of prolonged Labour?
- Low or inadequate oxygen, resulting in hypoxia, asphyxia, acidosis, and hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE)
- Fetal distress.
- Intracranial hemorrhaging.
What is third stage hemorrhage?
What are the benefits of active management of the third stage of labor?
What happens during the third stage of labor quizlet?
What is the third stage?
What causes failure to progress in labor?
What is fetal distress?
What is dystocia in labor?
During which time is the nurse correct to document the end of the third stage of labor?
What are the side effects of Pitocin?
- redness or irritation at the injection site,
- loss of appetite,
- stomach pain,
- more intense or more frequent contractions (this is an expected effect of oxytocin),
- runny nose,
Which of these third stage management strategies would help prevent hemorrhage?
What drugs are used in the active management of the third stage?
- Oxytocin: Oxytocin is the most commonly used agent and the primary drug of choice in the TSL. …
- Ergometrine (methergine): Ergot alkaloids exert various effects throughout the body on at least three different types of receptor. …
- Syntometrine: This contains 5 IU oxytocin and 0.5 mg ergometrine.