|Sample L&D Admit Note: Don’t forget date and TIME
Chief Complaint: Contractions/ Ruptured membranes/ Elevated BP in clinic, ECT.
HPI: This is a 19 year old G3 P1 Ab1 at 39 weeks gestation by LMP / Sonogram who presents for contractions / ruptured membranes / elevated BP in clinic etc. Upon evaluation, she was noted to be 4 cm dilated / to have grossly ruptured membranes / to have BP of 140/90. She was then admitted to L&D for management. She reports (include all of the following whether positive or negative. You may also include other complaints if relative to chief complaint) +/- fetal movement, contractions, ruptured membranes, vaginal bleeding, headache, right upper abdominal pain, changes in vision.
She desires future fertility or She desires permanent sterilization. (Does she want a tubal ligation?)
(This is based on supporting or disagreeing with LMP)
1. LMP (first day of LMP) 10/16/03 -- EDC+
2. First sonogram 1/16/04 @ 12 weeks – agrees (or redates)
3. First exam 12/16/03 @* weeks—agrees
4. Serial Exams @ 18-36 weeks; 2/04—5/04 -- agree
OB History: review each pregnancy
G1—1990 JPS SVD 36 wks 6 lbs PIH
G2-- 1995 JPS C/S 28 wks twins 2-3 lbs PPROM
Menses-__STD’s—Herpes, Gonorrhea, Chlamydia, Syphilis, HIV
Abnormal paps and treatment
Family Medical History:
Include parents and siblings; other pertinent
Social Hx: Tobacco, ETOH, IVDA
PMH: especially HTN, IDDM, Asthma
Alls: latex/iodine too
ROS: done in HPI
Vitals—use the most current; include Ht and Wt, (RR important for MG!)
Abd—gravid, soft, nontender
Pelvis-- Cervix—4/75/-2 Cephalic/Breech
Ext—describe Edema DTR’s
Current Labs: Ones ordered since admission
Other Diagnostic Tests: Include sono if done this admission
Prenatal Labs: Clinic labs—document all including HIV, GBS, GTT, Include prenatal sonos
19 yo G3 at 39 weeks gestation
Previous C/S x 1
Mild Gestatonal Hypertension/ Gestational diabetes etc.
Desire Repeat C/S or natural labor etc
Desires Future Fertility
Plan: “CPC” and “Expectant Management” mean nothing. What do you expect to happen?
Admit to L&D
MgSO4 for seizure prophylaxis
Proceed with repeat C/S
Activity and nutrition as indicated
Ongoing labor notes:
S(ubjective): Pt reports…-increasing contractions / good pain relief/ no complications
FHT’s—external or FSE
*Variability (when internal)—minimal / average / marked
*Accels—yes or no
*Decels—describe if present
* IUPC—4 ctx per 10 min 210 MIVU (or toco)
Cervix—8/90/-1 (not always done)
DTR’s—(+1--=4) /4 or absent
(If on MgSO)
Labs—If any new labs or test since H& P. Mg levels
A (ssesment) :
1. (39 week gestation in active labor)
2. Mild gestational hypertension
No evidence of Mg toxicity / Last Mg level
3. Progressing well
4. Good pain relief from ____
5. Reassuring FHT’s
6. Adequate contraction pattern
Check Mg level
Anticipate vaginal delivery
Change in activity
Sample Delivery Note
This is a 19 year old G2 now P2 who was admitted for active labor / post-term induction / preeclampsia etc. She progressed spontaneously / with pitocin augmentation to the second stage of labor. She pushed for ___hours/min. She delivered a viable / nonviable male / female infant, ROA / LOP etc. over an intact perineum / midline episiotomy. The mouth and nares were bulb suctioned on the perineum. A nuchal cord x 1 / 2 etc was / was not identified. The nuchal cord was reduced prior to deliver of the shoulders and body. Or- The infant was delivered throught the nuchal cord. Apgar scores were 9 and 9. the placenta delivered spontaneously / by manual extraction, intact / fragmented, with a 3 / 2 vessel cord. Inspection revealed no perineal, sidewall or cervical lacerations / (or describe laceration or extensions). The episiotomy / lacerations were repaired with 2-0 and 3-0 Chromic / Monocryl etc. The uterus was firm / atonic with no active bleeding / bleeding requiring 1 amp hemabate IM. The repair was done under epidural / local anesthesia. EBL was 500 mL (Use 500 mL unless obviously more. Placenta and umbilical artery blood gas were /were not sent. There were no complications during the procedure. Mom and baby cuddling/nursing/bonding following delivery.
SAMPLE POSTPARTUM PROGRESS NOTE
Start with a brief summary of L & D:
This is a 18 yo G2 now P2 postpartum day #2 SVD with mild preeclampsia & pp hemorrhage EBL -1000mL s/p MgSO4. Hct36—28. BP’s WNL.
Review ALL PRENATAL LABS & OTHER LABS ORDERED THIS ADMISSION: Blood type & Rh, HBsAg, Rubella, Sickle, Pap (Does she need F/U), GC, Chlamydia, PIH labs and/or other if done this admit.
S: Patient reports…list relevant complaints. Be sure to ask about bleeding, ability to ambulate, pain control, breast/bottle feeding, birth control if desired. Flatus and BM for postop patients.
O: Vital signs—100.4 now 98.6 BP 100/64 HR 80 RR12
PE—Physical EXAM, Don’t forget:
Document Breast Exam—mass/engorgement/±erythema/tender?
C/S incision—clean/dry/ erythema
Perineum—normal / abnormal lochia. Episiotomy intact?
Current labs—1) AP—PP Hct if drop ≥10 OR PP Hct ≤ 25% ie. Pt not dizzy ambulating without difficulty, fl/u Hct to show it’s not still falling. 2) Blood Type and Rh. 3) HIV from this admit not prenatal..
Any other tests ordered document here.
A: 18 yo G2 now P2 ppd #2
Mild preeeclampsia s/p MgSO4
Aferbrile doing well
Normal postpartum exam
B: Plan: Education/discharge education (briefly state)
Discharge or plans for
Return for fever, pain, bleeding
Birth control plans
Follow up plans