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Caring for Our Future: This chapter incorporates the elements of the first visit into the discussion of relevant portions of the prenatal record. During the initial prenatal visit, the practitioner collects most of the acot that will be used to evaluate obstetrical risks and determine what special interventions, if any, are needed.
Changes in the EDD and the reasoning behind the change should be documented in the record. It probably is not necessary to document detailed educational material; it is sufficient to note the topics covered.
The use of a standardized prenatal antepaetum system is antepxrtum indication that good standardized prenatal care is being provided. As regionalization of perinatal care developed in the s, risk assessment was introduced as part of prenatal evaluation. Scans done in the to week range are optimal for these reasons and also provide an opportunity to determine fetal gender.
Past pregnancy history is an important predictor of pregnancy risk in multiparous women.
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This means that a large range of issues must be systematically and consistently addressed and documented during prenatal care. The prenatal record and the initial prenatal evaluation are so closely linked that they must be discussed together.
A clear, concise, well-documented prenatal record contributes to the quality of this process and facilitates communication among all members of the health care team.
This data must all be presented and evaluated upon entry to the Labor and Delivery Suite to ensure optimal care for the patient and the fetus. The term initial prenatal visit is used here to identify the process of initiating prenatal care.
Obstetric patients must have a complete summary of antepartum care available for all care providers and for labor and delivery staff. Information on prior contraception and fertility treatment is important to determine the utility of the LMP to predict the estimated date of delivery EDD. Good prenatal care depends on careful surveillance for and assessment of risks, thoughtful interventions to address any identified risks, and education of the prospective parents to promote well being.
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These questions are covered the in ACOG prenatal record system, which lists specific screening scog Fig. A separate manual of protocols details the actual information that is provided when a topic is covered. The aggregated information contained in a patient’s antenatal record should be available across multiple care settings. Additionally, the prenatal record both guides and documents the delivery of good prenatal care.
One study estimates that one-third of all adverse outcomes is a result of poor communication among obstetric providers. The case of prenatal care. Examples from nationally available record systems are used throughout this chapter to illustrate important components of the prenatal record. In one recent U. Additional space should be available to record the results of any necessary follow-up or serial studies.
Therefore, a careful physical examination with clear documentation of findings is an important part decord the initial prenatal visit.
Depending on the EGA, the fetal presentation also may be important. They incorporate risk assessment into the record system.
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Should the patient arrive prior to the chart copy arriving, or if the chart or information within the chart is missing on presentation of the patient to Labor and Delivery a amtepartum occurrencethe staff or clinicians repeat laboratory or imaging studies. Risk, antepartum care, and outcome: The role of clinical pelvimetry in current practice is not clear and has not been studied in recent years. Violence and substance use among North Carolina pregnant women. Several excellent standardized prenatal record systems are available.