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When you stop mag.....

by janelrn janelrn (New) New

Specializes in OB; NBN; SCN.

Does anyone have references for best practices that direct nursing care following the d/c of mag, for pre-term labor, or for seizure prevention? Trying to guide practice for that magical 24 hour mark. What monitoring (if any) is needed following d/c'ing mag....

klone, MSN, RN

Specializes in OB-Gyn/Primary Care/Ambulatory Leadership. Has 15 years experience.

Continue to monitor for pre-eclampsia symptoms, as well as symptoms of mag toxicity (check output, DTRs, etc). Pt should be on fall precautions.