The nurse is performing a postpartum assessment on a 33-year-old, healthy female immediately after delivery of the placenta. Bright red blood is noted coming from the vagina. The nurse palpates the uterus and notes that it feels boggy. Which of the following should be the nurse's priority?
Document the findings.
Immediately massage the fundus.
Notify the physician.
Prepare a blood transfusion.
Administer a 500mL fluid bolus of 0.9% normal saline.
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