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* Gently massage abdomen over uterus, until uterus firm.
 
* Gently massage abdomen over uterus, until uterus firm.
 
* If altered sensorium, signs of hypoperfusion despite above, refer to [[Shock|SHOCK PRACTICE PARAMETER (5.13)]] and / or the [[Altered Mental Status (AMS)|ALTERED MENTAL STATUS PRACTICE PARAMETER (5.03)]].
 
* If altered sensorium, signs of hypoperfusion despite above, refer to [[Shock|SHOCK PRACTICE PARAMETER (5.13)]] and / or the [[Altered Mental Status (AMS)|ALTERED MENTAL STATUS PRACTICE PARAMETER (5.03)]].
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[[Category:Pediatric and Obstetrical]]

Revision as of 21:42, 1 April 2012

Section 7 - PEDIATRIC / OBSTETRICAL

7.09 POST-PARTUM CARE

  • Placenta should deliver in 20 - 30 minutes. If delivered, collect in plastic bag. Do NOT pull on cord to facilitate delivery of the placenta.

TRANSPORT AS SOON AS POSSIBLE, EVEN IF PLACENTA HAS NOT DELIVERED.

  • If perineum torn and bleeding apply direct pressure with sanitary pads and have

patient bring her legs together.