Nursing Case Study (H-Mole)

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TABLE OF CONTENTS I. Introduction 1 II. Objectives 2 III. Anatomy and Physiology 3-4 IV. Definition of Terms 5 V. Baseline Data 6 VI. Nursing History (Gordon’s Functional Health) 7-9 VII. Health History 10-11 VIII. Assessment (Cephalo- Caudal) 12-14 IX. Laboratory and Radiology 15-16 X. Pathophysiology 17 XI. Nursing Care Plan * Acute Pain 18-19 * Fluid Volume Deficit 20-21 * Risk for Ineffective Coping 22 XII. Drug Study * Propranolol Hydrochloride 23 * Cefuroxime Sodium 24 * Propylthiouracil (PTU) 25 * …show more content…
These organs are unique in that their functions are not necessary for the survival of each individual. Instead, their functions are vital to the continuation of the human species in providing maternity gynecologic health care, you will find that it is vital to you career as a practical nurse and to the patient that you will require a greater depth and breadth of knowledge of the female anatomy and physiology than usual. The female reproductive system consists of internal organs and external organs. The internal organs are located in the pelvic cavity and are supported by the pelvic floor. The external organs are located from the lower margin of the pubis to the perineum. The appearance of the external genitals varies greatly from woman to woman, since age, heredity, race, and the number of children a woman has borne determines the size, shapes, and color.

The Uterus

A hallow organ about the size and shape of a pear. It serves two important functions: it is the organ of menstruation and during pregnancy it receives the fertilized ovum, retains and nourishes it until it expels the fetus during labor.

The uterus is located between the urinary bladder and the rectum. It is suspended in the pelvis by broad ligaments.The uterus measures about 7.5 cm. in length, 5 cm. in breadth, at its upper part, and nearly 2.5 cm. in thickness; it weighs from 30 to 40 gm. It is divisible into two

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