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January-February 2006 - Volume 31 - Issue 1
pp: 7-68

Editorial


Second Opinion


Infant Nutrition


THE NEW networking


Interdisciplinary Networking About Patient Safety

McCartney, Patricia

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 31(1):62, January-February 2006.

Did you know that there’s a listserv for professionals who are particularly interested in patient safety issues? Read this column and learn all about it.

Global Health and Nursing


It’s a Small, Small World

Callister, Lynn Clark

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 31(1):63, January-February 2006.

This is the first time this column is appearing in MCN. Dr. Callister, an expert in international and cultural issues, describes what this column will discuss.

Toward Evidence-Based Practice


Race/Ethnicity, Life-Course Socioeconomic Position, and Body Weight Trajectories Over 34 Years: The Alameda County Study

Hayman, Laura L.; Callister, Lynn Clark

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 31(1):64, January-February 2006.

Experts suggest how six research articles can be used in nursing practice.

Perinatal Patient Safety


Elective Preterm Birth

Simpson, Kathleen Rice

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 31(1):68, January-February 2006.

With all the work being done to prevent preterm birth, how could it be that large numbers of healthy mothers are being encouraged to have elective preterm births?


Evaluation of Breastfeeding Web Sites for Patient Education

Dornan, Barbara A.; Oermann, Marilyn H.

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 31(1):18-23, January-February 2006.

When a new mother asks you which Web sites have the best information about breastfeeding, what do you say?

Fathers’ Reflections on Parenting Young Children With Type 1 Diabetes

Sullivan-Bolyai, Susan; Rosenberg, Rachel; Bayard, Micaela

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 31(1):24-31, January-February 2006.

The diagnosis of diabetes requires a great deal of parental involvement. How do fathers respond to this challenge?

Wonders and Worries of Parenting a Child With Asperger Syndrome & Nonverbal Learning Disorder

Little, Liza; Clark, Robin R.

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 31(1):39-44, January-February 2006.

The challenging aspects of parenting children with AS/NLD are documented in this poignant study, along with their joyful times.

Preserving Breastfeeding for the Rehospitalized Infant: A Clinical Pathway

Spatz, Diane L.; Goldschmidt, Karen A.

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 31(1):45-51, January-February 2006.

Dr. Spatz and her colleague offer their considerable expertise to you in helping infants who are rehospitalized to continue breastfeeding.

Acceptance of Hepatitis B Vaccination by Pregnant Adolescents

Stringer, Marilyn; Ratcliffe, Sarah J.; Gross, Robert

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 31(1):54-60, January-February 2006.

What is the best way to increase hepatitis B vaccination in pregnant teens? Dr. Stringer et al. studied this topic.

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