C. Gonorrhea 淋病
1. Description 说明
a. Gonorrhea is an infection caused by Neisseria gonorrhoeae that causes inflammation of the mucous membranes of the genital and urinary tracts.
b.Transmission of the organism is by sexual intercourse.
c. Infection may be transmitted to the newborn’s eyes during delivery, causing blindness (ophthalmia neonatorum).
2. Assessment: Usually asymptomatic; vaginal discharge, urinary frequency, and lower abdominal pain possible.
3. Interventions 措施
a. Obtain a vaginal culture during the initial prenatal examination to screen for gonorrhea; the culture may be repeated during the third trimester in high-risk clients.
b. Instruct the client that treatment of herpartner is necessary if infection is present.