Swelling of the extremities is a symptom of PIH.
The only thing a woman can do if she has high blood pressure in pregnancy is rest in bed.
A sphygmanometer is a device to measure blood pressure. T or F
The lower number in a blood pressure reading is called the systolic. Trus or false
The systolic measures the pressure against the walls of the arteries when the heart is pumping. True or False
Pregnant women should eat quality sea salt liberally. True or False
The inferior vena cava is compressed in late pregnancy when the woman lies on her back. True or False
Leopold's manouevres are a systematic method of palpating the pregnant belly. True or False
Linea negra is a term to describe stretch marks. True or False
The fetal heart can be heard with a fetoscope or Pinard horn at about 23 weeks gestation. True or False
When buying a battery operated blood pressure device, a midwife should choose one with 2 sizes of arm cuff. True or False