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    Title: Barriers to screening pregnant women for substance abuse Introduction: Drug and alcohol use in pregnancy poses a threat to the neonate’s development and the obstetric provider has an obligation to screen for substance use. Substance use in pregnancy can place the developing fetus at risk for in-utero opioid dependence, fetal-alcohol syndrome, preterm labor, and other consequences of maternal alcohol, tobacco, and illicit drug use.(6) Within the past three years La Crosse County has seen

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    Preterm Premature Rupture of Membranes

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    membranes (PROM) is a condition in which the membranes spontaneously rupture before the onset of active labor. Preterm premature rupture of membranes (PPROM) is PROM before 37 weeks gestation (Friedman, 2013). According to the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (2009), 3% of all pregnancies present with PPROM, including approximately 1/3 of all preterm births. African Americans are shown to be 2 times more likely to experience PPROM than other ethnicities, however, over the last 10 years

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    or loss can occur even when the mother has incurred no abdominal injuries. Regardless of the apparent severity of injury in blunt trauma, all pregnant women should be evaluated in a medical setting. Only viable fetuses are monitored, because no obstetric intervention will alter the outcome of a pre-viable fetus. Determination of fetal viability is subject to institutional variation: an estimated gestational age of 20 - 26 weeks and an estimated fetal weight of 500g. Are commonly used thresholds of

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    Essay On Preeclampsia

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    attempt to reduce or reverse with nursing interventions?) Nursing Orders/Interventions (What did you do for/with your patient? Use text references) References: Bell, M. (2010). A historical overview of preeclampsia-eclampsia. JOGNN: Journal Of Obstetric, Gynecologic & Neonatal Nursing, 39(5), 510-518. doi:10.1111/j.1552-6909.2010.01172.x Committee Opinion. (2010), Magnesium sulfate before anticipated preterm birth for neuroprotection. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. No 455 Obstet

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    PCOS Essay

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    National Institutes of Health (NIH) held a conference and defined Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) as having 1) hyperandrogenism, 2) oligoovulation, and 3) exclusion of known dis... ... middle of paper ... ... growing burden this disease on obstetric outcomes, we also know that there is a huge population at risk in our country. It is therefore important to evaluate PCOS pregnancies in Pakistan. This research aims to identify the local burden of complications of pregnancy among PCOS women. It

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    Membranes: Diagnoses and Management. Retrieved from http://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0215/p659.html Moldenhauer, J.S., M.D. (2016) Merck Manual. Professional. Gynecology and Obstetrics. Abnormalities and Complications of Labor: Premature Rupture of Membranes. Retrieved from http://www.merckmanuals.com/professional/gynecology-and-obstetrics/abnormalities-and-complications-of-labor-and-delivery/premature-rupture-of-membranes-prom Doenges, M., Moorhouse, M.F., Murr, A.C. (2013). F. A. Davis. “Nurse’s Pocket

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    doing things (Bristor, ... ... middle of paper ... ... following miscarriage: A longitudinal study. Psychology & health, 29(1), 50-63. Sur, S. D., & Raine-Fenning, N. J. (2009). The management of miscarriage.Best Practice & Research Clinical Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 23(4), 479-491. Swanson, K. M., Karmali, Z. A., Powell, S. H., & Pulvermakher, F. (2003). Miscarriage effects on couples’ interpersonal and sexual relationships during the first year after loss: women’s perceptions. Psychosomatic

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    Postpartum nursing is special because it concerns both a mother and her baby who both present with very different and distinct needs. The biggest maternal and neonatal health challenges include nutrition and breastfeeding, birth spacing, and immunizations. Postpartum care is most importantly about providing a supportive environment in which a woman and her baby can begin their new life together comfortably. This nursing specialty is important to the nursing profession because it’s the only unit that

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    Introduction Importance of communication is to an extent that some scholars have claimed that the basis of individual damages and disorders and human advancements are in communication process. Effective communication is a combination of the art of communication, education, anthropology, behavioral skills and many other sciences (1). Improvement of quality of supplying services while delivery and enhancement of quality of midwife communication with parturient is today one of the most effective approaches

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    Women In Cambodia Essay

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    Cambodia is one the poor country in Southeast Asia that has the highest Maternal mortality rate. This undeveloped country could make a woman die when they give childbirth. Almost of the victim’s women are living in the province because the health center is too far from their home. Moreover, this is important for me to investigate this topic because I want to prevent this bad issue and get rid out of it. There are many reasons that women still die during childbirth, such as, time (before, during and

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