July/August 2010 - Volume 35 - Issue 4
pp: 185-244


Second Opinion Column

Nutrition for the Family

Health Information Technology


Global Health and Nursing

Perinatal Patient Safety

Nursing Care for Postpartum Depression, Part 1: Do Nurses Think They Should Offer Both Screening and Counseling?

Segre, Lisa S.; O'Hara, Michael W.; Arndt, Stephan; More

MCN, American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing . 35(4):220-225, July/August 2010.

Nurses in the U.S. can learn a lot from models of nursing practice used in other countries. Read this to find out how new mothers in the U.K. receive excellent care for postpartum depression, all delivered by nurses

Spirituality as a Coping Resource for African American Parents of Chronically Ill Children

Allen, Deborah; Marshall, Elaine S.

MCN, American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing . 35(4):232-237, July/August 2010.

Many of our patients rely on their spiritual beliefs to help them cope with medical problems. This research examined how a specific group of patients gains meaning from adversity.

CE Connection

Patient Education to Reduce Elective Labor Inductions

Simpson, Kathleen Rice; Newman, Gloria; Chirino, Octavio R.

MCN, American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing . 35(4):188-194, July/August 2010.

Everyone in our field is now coming to an understanding about the dangers of elective inductions without medical indication, yet these procedures continue to occur. Who is teaching the patients about their choices? Dr. Simpson is, and has done this study to show you that the women can make the best choice for their health when given the total information.