Labor and Delivery Admitting Orders

Admit: Labor and Delivery

Diagnoses: Intrauterine pregnancy at_weeks.

Condition: Satisfactory Vitals: q1 hr per routine Activity: May ambulate as tolerated.

Nursing: I and O. Catheterize prn; external or internal monitors. Diet: NPO except ice chips.

IV Fluids: Lactated Ringers with 5% dextrose at 125 cc/h. Medications:

Epidural at 4-5 cm.

Nalbuphine (Nubain) 5-10 mg IV/SC q2-3h prn OR Butorphanol (Stadol) 0.5-1 mg IV q1.5-2h prn OR Meperidine (Demerol) 25-75 mg slow IV q1.5-3h prn pain AND Promethazine (Phenergan) 25-50 mg, IV q3-4h prn nausea OR Hydroxyzine (Vistaril) 25-50 mg IV q3-4h prn Fleet enema PR prn constipation.

Labs: CBC, dipstick urine protein, blood type and Rh, antibody screen, VDRL, HBsAg, rubella, type and screen (C-section).

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