July-August 2006 - Volume 31 - Issue 4 : MCN: The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing

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July-August 2006 - Volume 31 - Issue 4
pp: 214-276

Editorial


Second Opinion


Should Recipients of Nursing Care Be Referred to as “Clients”?

Scroggs, Nancy

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 31(4):216, July-August 2006.

If you are of the opinion that words matter, and that what a person is called makes a difference, th...

Should Recipients of Nursing Care Be Referred to as “Clients”?

Hodge, Mary Alice

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 31(4):217, July-August 2006.

If you are of the opinion that words matter, and that what a person is called makes a difference, th...

INFANT NUTRITION


THE NEW NETWORKING


Podcasting in Nursing

McCartney, Patricia R.

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 31(4):270, July-August 2006.

Just when you start to feel “tech savvy,” another new technology emerges. What do you know about pod...

GLOBAL HEALTH AND NURSING


Making a Difference: Goals for Improving the Health of Women and Children Globally

Callister, Lynn Clark

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 31(4):271, July-August 2006.

It's difficult to believe, but maternal mortality and high rates of infant mortality worldwide are s...

TOWARD EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE


TOWARD EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE

Lewis, Judith A.; Jonsdottir, Sigridur Sia

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 31(4):272-274, July-August 2006.

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

Perinatal Patient Safety



CenteringPregnancy: A New Approach in Prenatal Care

Carlson, Nicole Smith; Lowe, Nancy K.

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 31(4):218-223, July-August 2006.

The model of routine prenatal care we all know may have outlived its usefulness. Do you know about t...

The Family & Breastfeeding Laws: What Nurses Need to Know

Chang, Karen; Spatz, Diane L.

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 31(4):224-230, July-August 2006.

Did you know that laws still exist that discourage breastfeeding? What are those laws? Where are the...

HIV and Pregnancy: Considerations for Nursing Practice

Lachat, Maryanne F.; Scott, Carol A.; Relf, Michael V.

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 31(4):233-240, July-August 2006.

The scourge of HIV is still with us and requires that all nurses who work with mothers and infants k...

The Voices of Teen Mothers: The Experience of Repeat Pregnancy

Herrman, Judith W.

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 31(4):243-249, July-August 2006.

If we are to help young women avoid repeat pregnancies, it's important to understand their motivatio...

Omega-3 Fatty Acid Supplementation in Perinatal Settings

Blanchard, Dawn S.

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 31(4):250-256, July-August 2006.

We hear a lot about supplementing foods and formula with omega 3 fatty acids. What does it do? Shoul...

Reconceptualizing the Nurse's Role in the Newborn Period as an “Attacher”

Karl, Donna J.; Beal, Judy A.; O'Hare, Cynthia M.; More

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 31(4):257-262, July-August 2006.

Nursing has come so far from being a task-oriented profession. While there are still tasks to be per...

Adverse Maternal Outcomes in Women With Asthma: DIFFERENCES BY RACE

MacMullen, Nancy J.; Tymkow, Catherine; Shen, Jay J.

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 31(4):263-268, July-August 2006.

Asthma in pregnancy seems to have reached epidemic proportions. Do pregnant asthmatic women of diffe...