OLIGOHYDRAMNIOS

Sep 20, 2008

OLIGOHYDRAMNIOS -

  • there is a decreased amount of amniotic fluid and fluid becaome concentrated.
  • this causes cord compression and fetal distress
  • due to lack of fluid in the terminal air sacs, the infant may manifest to pulmonary hyperplasia
  • cause is unknown
PREDISPOSING FACTORS:
  • postdate pregnancy
  • fetal renal disease
  • fetal obstruction

SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS:
  • prominent fetal parts are palpated in the abdomen
  • small for date
NURSING CARE:
  • psychological support to patient and family and allow to discuss about the diagnosis and the outcome

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