Retained placenta is a condition where all or part of the placenta or membranes are left behind in the uterus during the third stage of labour.
In humans, retained placenta is generally defined as a placenta that has not undergone placental expulsion within 30 minutes of the baby’s birth.
Risks of retained placenta include hemorrhage and infection.
Nursing Diagnosis for Retained Placenta
- Deficient Fluid Volume: Hypovolemia related to excessive loss through vascular.
- Risk for Infection related to the trauma network.
- Acute Pain related to trauma or tissue distension.
- Ineffective Tissue Perfusion related to hipovalemia.
- Anxiety related to the threat of changes in health status.
- Knowledge Deficit related to lack of information obtained.