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- Assist the patient to her side to see if any additional blood has pooled behind her since her last pad change
- Checking a blood sugar
- Calling the physician
- Turning her on her left side and starting supplemental oxygen at 8-10L/min
Prior to calling the physician, it's essential to fully assess the degree of the situation. While the patient has quantified this amount, it is essential the nurse confirm this and not jump the gun to call until he or she can provide a full clinical picture to the physician. Turning the patient on the left side and starting oxygen is an intervention done prior to delivery when the baby appears to be in distress. This question has not provided information to necessitate that intervention. Checking a blood sugar is not necessary prior to understanding the extent of bleeding.
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