A patient in labor is being monitored for contractions. Which of the following should the nurse document related to contractions?

Contraction Intensity
Contraction duration
Contraction frequency


•The nurse needs to document uterine contractions. This includes frequency, intensity, and duration of contractions.

•Dilation of the cervix should be documented separately from uterine contractions.

•Patient position can affect the length of labor and this should be documented in the patient's chart.

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