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    Ethics of Maternal Care

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    Recent legal movements and rules are being placed within the practice of maternal mothers with focus on the protection of the fetus as a separate entity from the woman. These legalities are said to question the rights of the pregnant woman about her own medical care and decisions. The new protective actions for the fetus will enforce criminal charges on women who behave in a way that is associated with fetal harm or adverse perinatal outcomes. The ethical dilemmas with maternal decision making are

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    Family Life Cycle Essay

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    Transition & Life Cycle: Across family life-cycle literature, the arrival of a first child into the marital structure is considered to be one of the most common and key stages a family will experience during its development. Further, it also possesses the potential to be one of the most stressful examples of change within the marital relationship with the experience of having a baby being ranked at 6th out of 102 stressful life events1. It is widely accepted that the birth of a child changes the

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    Victoria Ambulance (2013) protocols follow a similar pattern to St. John for PHM of APH. The left lateral tilt is also used, stating that this can help reduce aorta-caval compression and subsequent hypotension. The use of blankets or pillows as wedges placed under the patients right hip is encouraged to achieve a 30° tilt of the patient. If clinical signs of altered perfusion are present fluid resuscitation as per the hypovolemia section is indicated. With a BP less than 100mmHg systolic, 0.9% normal

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    Gestational Pregnancy

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    Pregnancy is an interesting time in women’s life, because she creates a new human to the world. Even though it’s an interesting time for the mother, it also could be dangerous time for the mother and the baby. Pregnancy is divided into three trimesters, and each trimester consists of three months. Complications happen throughout all the trimester, but the third trimester has a lot of complications. Complications in the third trimester are not just dangerous for the baby, but for the mother also

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    Abortion - Is it Safe?

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    age(NEJM 309 (1983):621-4). Women who've had a previous abortion have a 200% increased risk of miscarriage after two or more abortions (JAMA 243 (1980): 2495-9). 160% increased risk o... ... middle of paper ... ...6 American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 166 (1992):100-103 American Journal of Public Health 72 (1982):253-6 Bernadell Technical Bulletin 1 (1989):1-2 British Journal of Cancer 43 (1981):72-6 British Medical Journal 290 (1985):907-9 Canadian Journal of Psychiatry

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    communication in Nursing

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    any workplace- be it a cashier at a drug store or a Physician. The art of communicating well with a person at any level is important to convey the right information and to make the right impression. In my views, nurses working in Pediatrics and Obstetrics floor need a greater level of communication skills. It will not only save them from any legal consequences, but also to help their patients and family members feel comfortable during one of the most stressful times of their lives. In my experience

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    PTM essay

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    Severe obstetric haemorrhage is the leading cause of maternal death worldwide, with an average of five/1000 mothers being affected (Al-Zarqi, Vangen, Forsen, & Stray-Pedersen, 2008). Obstetric haemorrhage includes postpartum and antepartum bleeding, where if not managed correctly, can lead to mortality. For this reason, it is important for health practitioners to have an in depth understanding of the epidemiology, assessment, presentation and pre-hospital management principles associated with both

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    practice of sonographers who perform ultrasound scans within antenatal clinics in the U.K. The aim is to define the characteristics of communication between sonographers and pregnant women during the obstetric (foetal) ultrasound scan, which is a routine procedure associated with prenatal testing. Obstetric ultrasound scans and maternal serum testing form part of the prenatal testing/screening process alongside diagnostic tests such as amniocentesis and chorionic villous sampling (CVS). In this context

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    amniocentesis to determine the chromosomal risk. 1.6 Summary This introductory chapter has provided an outline of the organisation of the current U.K. antenatal screening programme, which incorporates the highly visual technology of ultrasound within obstetric ultrasound and the role sonographers who perform the routine ultrasound scans. We have considered important factors that impact on pregnant women’s experiences, their perceptions, information requirements, and their need to be reassured about the

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    Interdisciplinary Analysis

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    Introduction: The system of maternity care in the United States is in a crisis. Medical professionals are conflicted between philosophies of birth practices leading to polarization of opinion and an allegiance to a specific set of birthing methods, thus stunting the development of standardized practices. This issue directly affects women who are giving birth in the current medical model that incentivizes high-risk surgical interventions and birth practices and provides little to no reimbursement

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