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September-October 2006 - Volume 31 - Issue 5
pp: 282-340

Editorial


Second Opinion


Infant Nutrition


The New Networking


School Nursing and Telehealth

McCartney, Patricia

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 31(5):333, September-October 2006.

How about this? Your child gets ill at school, but because of telehealth capabilities, he can be examined by a physician or nurse via the computer, thus reducing school absence. Learn more here.

Global Health and Nursing


TOWARD EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE


Clustering of U.S. Women Receiving No Prenatal Care: Differences in Pregnancy Outcomes and Implications for Targeting Interventions

Heaman, Maureen

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 31(5):338, September-October 2006.

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

Perinatal Patient Safety


Minimizing Risk of Magnesium Sulfate Overdose in Obstetrics

Simpson, Kathleen Rice

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 31(5):340, September-October 2006.

A woman recently died after receiving magnesium sulfate. Dr. Simpson helps us with important safety measures.


Capturing Children's Voices for Quality Improvement

Lindeke, Linda; Nakai, Miyuki; Johnson, Lauren

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 31(5):290-295, September-October 2006.

When these nurses asked children of varying ages about their hospitalizations, the answers proved to be helpful to everyone in the institution.

Proposed Guidelines for Skin-to-Skin Treatment of Neonatal Hypothermia

Galligan, Maura

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 31(5):298-304, September-October 2006.

Studies have been done, results have been positive. Is it time to now put the evidence into practice?

Every Labor is Unique: But “Call When Your Contractions are 3 Minutes Apart”

Low, Lisa Kane; Moffat, Amy

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 31(5):307-312, September-October 2006.

How can we help women know with any certainty when to come to the hospital in labor?

Developing a Worksite Lactation Program

Click, Elizabeth R.

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 31(5):313-317, September-October 2006.

Here's an opportunity for a nurse entrepreneur to initiate a lactation support/education program for industry. Dr. Click gives you the essentials.

Promoting Exclusive Breastfeeding for Hispanic Women

Hernandez, Ivonne F.

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 31(5):318-324, September-October 2006.

Minority women have low rates of exclusive breastfeeding. How can we as nurses help Hispanic women to breastfeed exclusively?

Lessons Learned in Translating Research Evidence on Early Intervention Programs Into Clinical Care

Tucker, Sharon; Klotzbach, Lisa; Olsen, Gayle; More

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 31(5):325-331, September-October 2006.

When you read about a great intervention done in a research project, do you wonder how that can be translated into the real world of clinical practice? These authors share their experiences with you.

SPECIAL REPORT FOR MCN


NURSING IMPLICATIONS OF THE 2006 NIH STATE OF THE SCIENCE CONFERENCE STATEMENT: CESAREAN DELIVERY ON MATERNAL REQUEST

MAYBERRY, LINDA

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 31(5):286-289, September-October 2006.

Is this happening where you work? Women are requesting primary cesarean births for personal and social reasons. The National Institutes of Health convened a special conference to review this important new development in perinatal care, and Dr. Linda Mayberry has summarized their conference statements for MCN's readers.


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