Situation : – Nurse Joanna works as an OB-Gyn Nurse and attends to several HIGH-RISK PREGNANCIES: Particularly women with preexisting or newly acquired illness. The following conditions apply. Q.Bernadette develops a deep-vein thrombosis following an auto accident and is prescribed heparin sub-Q. What should Joanna educate her about in regard to this?

Heparin does not cross the placenta and so does not affect a fetus

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