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

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.

The Efficacy of Facilitated Tucking for Relieving Procedural Pain of Endotracheal Suctioning in Very Low Birthweight Infants

Ward-Larson, Charlotte; Horn, Robert A.; Gosnell, Florence

MCN, American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing. 29(3):151-156, May/June 2004.

Do you know about this nonpharmacological method of pain relief for neonates?

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.

Are Nurses Acting as Role Models for the Prevention of SIDS

Bullock, Linda F. C.; Mickey, Karen; Green, Jodi; More

MCN, American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing. 29(3):172-177, May/June 2004.

We’ve known about the value of back-to-sleep for years now. But are hospital nurses practicing what they preach to parents?

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.

Dimensions of Women’s Long-Term Postabortion Experience

Hess, Rosanna F.

MCN, American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing. 29(3):193-198, May/June 2004.

Does the abortion experience still resonate with women years after? This nurse interviewed women up to 31 years afterward. You'll be interested in what they had to say and how this can help you give better care in women's health.