What is premature rupture of membranes in prematurity or premature birth?

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Premature rupture of membranes occurs when the amniotic sac is torn, causing the amniotic fluid to leak out.
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What is the nursing care plan of premature rupture of membrane?

Anxiety r/t threat to maternal or fetal well-being secondary to risk for infection or preterm birth. Risk for infection: maternal or fetal r/t premature rupture of membranes.

What is Preterm Premature Rupture Of the Membranes?

the rupture of the amniotic sac occur more than an hour before onset of labor is called premature rupture of the membrane .premature rupture of the membrane is preterm when it

How is premature rupture of membranes diagnosed?

A pelvic exam can determine if amniotic fluid is leaking. The fluid when placed on nitrazine paper turns dark blue. Smearing some fluid on a slide will look feathery under the

How is prematurity or premature birth diagnosed?

Prematurity is diagnosed by determining the gestational age of the baby using ultrasound imaging, calculating from a date of conception, using the Dubowitz exam, electronic fe

How is prematurity or premature birth treated?

Treatment depends on the complications. Often the premie is placed in a heat-controlled unit, fed oxygen, intravenous feedings, fetal monitoring, massage, may require drugs or

How is preterm premature rupture of membranes treated?

The doctor must decide either to try to prevent labor until the fetus is more mature, or to induce labor and prepare to treat the complications. If infection is present the ba