Thursday, August 5, 2010

Maternity Questions Killed Me Today

30% on the quiz.  ACK!!  Here are today's review topics:

Moro Reflex:  I knew this one, but I missed TWO questions.  How in the world...

Naegele's Rule: 
1st day of LMP (last menstrual period) + 1 year - 3 months + 7 days = due date
Check out this quick read published in July 2010 about using Parikh's Formula instead of Naegele's Rule. 

McBurney's Point: 1/3rd distance from the anterior superior iliac spine to the umbilicus.  Deep tenderness in this area can mean appendicitis.  ImpactedNurse has a nice post with 6 other abdominal assessment "signs".

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