July/August 2011 - Volume 36 - Issue 4
pp: 213-272


Second Opinion Column

Should Children With Type 1 Diabetes Be Hospitalized at Diagnosis?

Beal, Judy; Grey, Margaret; Doyle, Elizabeth A.

MCN, American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing . 36(4):214-215, July/August 2011.

The diagnosis of diabetes is a major life stressor for children and their families. Such a diagnosis requires intensive nursing care and teaching. Where should this teaching and care be provided? The debaters bring their many years of professional experience to provide their informed opinions.

Nutrition for the Family

Health Information Technology


Global Health and Nursing

Perinatal Patient Safety

Mentoring Fathers of Children Newly Diagnosed with T1DM

Sullivan-Bolyai, Susan; Bova, Carol; Lee, Mary; More

MCN, American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing . 36(4):224-231, July/August 2011.

We always talk about family-centered care, but in reality we nurses deal with mothers most often. In this interesting twist, nurses recruited fathers to be in an intervention group who were given social support and taught at home about their child's newly diagnosed diabetes.

CE Connection

Health Beliefs and Practices of Muslim Women During Ramadan

Kridli, Suha Al-Oballi

MCN, American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing . 36(4):216-221, July/August 2011.

The Muslim religion should be of particular interest for perinatal nurses, since one of its tenets requires special dietary rules which may or may not affect the health of the mother and her fetus. Learn what you need to know about pregnancy and the Muslim religion in this article