May/June 2004 - Volume 29 - Issue 3
pp: 143-208
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editorial

Infant Nutrition

THE NEW networking

toward evidence-based PRACTICE

Perinatal Patient Safety


Nursing Care of the Patient With Preterm Premature Rupture of Membranes

Stringer, Marilyn; Miesnik, Susan R.; Brown, Linda; More

MCN, American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing . 29(3):144-150, May/June 2004.

The problem of PPROM just doesn’t go away. What’s the best way to handle PPROM? Dr. Stringer and her colleagues are world-class experts on this topic.

Obstetrical Accidents Involving Intravenous Magnesium Sulfate: Recommendations to Promote Patient Safety

Simpson, Kathleen Rice; Knox, G. Eric

MCN, American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing . 29(3):161-169, May/June 2004.

Our guru of patient safety, Kathleen Simpson, and her coauthor have compiled a group of real case studies of accidents that happen with mag sulfate. This article could help to save lives in your unit, to say nothing of licenses. Don’t miss reading it.

Postpartum Depression as Profiled Through the Depression Screening Scale

Clemmens, Donna; Driscoll, Jeanne Watson; Beck, Cheryl Tatano

MCN, American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing . 29(3):180-185, May/June 2004.

There’s a new validated screening tool for postpartum depression, developed by a nurse. Learn what women say when they are screened with this tool.