Learning Outcomes for Study Session 9

When you have studied this session, you should be able to:

9.1  Define and use correctly all of the key words printed in bold. (SAQ 9.1)

9.2  Know how to assess a pregnant woman for pallor, nutritional status, pulse rate, blood pressure, temperature, shortness of breath, and sugar in the urine. (SAQs 9.2 and 9.3)

9.3  Identify the healthy signs and symptoms of pregnancy and the possible warning signs and symptoms of pregnancy complications, based on these assessments. (SAQs 9.2 and 9.3)

Study Session 9  General Assessment of the Pregnant Woman

9.1  Checking for symptoms of poor nutrition or lack of iodine