July/August 2004 - Volume 29 - Issue 4
pp: 214-272

editorial


SECOND OPINION


Should Learning Spanish Be Strongly Encouraged in the Undergraduate Nursing Curriculum?: Writing for the PRO Position

Moore, Mary Lou

MCN: The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 29(4):218, July/August 2004.

We're nearing the time in the U.S. when 40 million of us will be of Hispanic origin. Is it time to recognize that with teaching nurses to converse in Spanish?

Infant Nutrition


THE NEW networking


toward evidence-based PRACTICE


Perinatal Patient Safety


Time Out: It’s Time Well Spent

Simpson, Kathleen Rice

MCN: The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 29(4):272, July/August 2004.

Verifying the right patient, right procedure, right site, and right documentation might be the most important thing you do for your patient.


Working Women’s Breastfeeding Experiences

Rojjanasrirat, Wilaiporn

MCN: The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 29(4):222-227, July/August 2004.

We encourage women to breastfeed, but are we preparing women realistically for the challenges they will face when they return to work?

From the Field: A Maternal-Child Health Nursing Competence Validation Model

Paterson, Kathleen Eaton; Leff, Ellen W.; Luce, Margaret M.; More

MCN: The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 29(4):230-235, July/August 2004.

Several organizations involved in public health services for women and children combined forces to help nurses develop appropriate competencies.

Breast Augmentation & Lactation Outcome: A Case Report

Hill, Pamela D.; Wilhelm, Patricia A.; Aldag, Jean C.; More

MCN: The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 29(4):238-242, July/August 2004.

This case study of two women with breast augmentation who had difficulty with breastfeeding can help us to understand how to counsel women in this situation.

Caring for a Laboring Women With Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: A CASE REPORT

SOBRINO-BONILLA, YUSIMI

MCN: The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 29(4):243-247, July/August 2004.

Would you know how to arrange for the nursing care of a pregnant woman with ALS who comes to your L&D unit?

Breastfeeding in Chronic Illness: The Voices of Women With Fibromyalgia

Schaefer, Karen Moore

MCN: The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 29(4):248-253, July/August 2004.

Fibromyalgia can be a debilitating illness. This nurse was challenged by the needs of pregnant women with FM and studied their difficulties with breastfeeding.


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