8 hours ago
Progress Note, MS III (med student, third year)
Subjective: Active labor, progressing well. Pain
0/102/10 with epidural in place. Complains of leg cramps.
Objective: Vital signs
within normal limits. Temperature 37 celsius. Blood pressure 108/75. Pulse 100. Lungs: clear Cardiovascular: normal heart sounds, regular rate and rhythm. Abdomen: gravid, nontender. GU: 6cm dilated?, 70% effaced, position ?(will discuss with attending) Extremities: 2+ swellingedema.
Labs: Potassium: 2.3
Assessment: 1. 27 year old female G1P0 in active labor. Going to have her baby today (probably.) 2.
Really Low potassiumProfound hypokalemia.
Give her some potassium.A banana, stat.
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