Posted: November 14th, 2017
The nurse assesses a prolonged late deceleration of the fetal heart rate while the client is receiving oxytocin (Pitocin) IV to stimulate labor. The priority nursing intervention would be to:
A. Turn off the infusion
B. Turn the client to the left
C. Change the fluid to Ringer’s Lactate
D. Increase mainline IV rate
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