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The Effects of Altered Status/Growth and Development on Disease Processes

The Effects of Altered Status/Growth and Development on Disease Processes

1. Suggest some possible signs of pregnancy resulting from physiologic changes.

4. Suggest several signs or symptoms of the development of postpartum infection.

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I. Suggest some possible signs of pregnancy resulting from physiologic changes.

(1) Breast tenderness, swelling, tenderness, tingling, heaviness due to increasing amount of beta-hCG, estrogen, progesterone

(2) Lower extremity edema, varicose veins due to increased plasma volume and compression of venous return from gravid uterus

(3) Dizziness and syncope due to ...

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