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May-June 2009 - Volume 34 - Issue 3
pp: 141-200

Editorial


Second Opinion


Is the New Joint Commission Mandate that Healthcare Institutions Address Disruptive Behaviors an Appropriate Standard?

Latayan, Monica B.

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 34(3):142, May-June 2009.

Haven't nurses waited for this new standard for a long time? This will help create a culture of safety, right? But what about the other side of the argument?


HYPOXIA IN THE TERM NEWBORN: PART TWO—PRIMARY PULMONARY DISEASE, OBSTRUCTION, AND EXTRINSIC COMPRESSION

Rohan, Annie J.; Golombek, Sergio G.

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 34(3):144-151, May-June 2009.

This part 2 article in our series on neonatal hypoxia helps us to further understand etiologies and treatments.

Out of the Abyss of Colic: A View Through the Fathers' Eyes

ELLETT, MARSHA L. CIRGIN; APPLETON, MORRIS M.; SLOAN, REBECCA S.

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 34(3):164-171, May-June 2009.

Colic. Just the word strikes fear in parents and in nurses. How do fathers cope with it? What do they do, and what do they know?

Girls in Foster Care: A VULNERABLE AND HIGH-RISK GROUP

Dowdell, Elizabeth B.; Cavanaugh, Deborah J.; Burgess, Ann W.; More

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 34(3):172-178, May-June 2009.

As a nurse, are you aware of what happens to girls who are placed in foster care? What is your role in helping them?

Explanatory Models of Asthma in the Southeast Asian Community

Reece, Susan M.; Silka, Linda; Langa, Bridget; More

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 34(3):184-191, May-June 2009.

We all care for populations with ethnicities different from our own. These nurses studied the differences in how providers and patients view illness through a cultural lens.



TOWARD EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE


PERINATAL PATIENT SAFETY


The Financial Crisis and Keeping Patients Safe

Simpson, Kathleen Rice

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 34(3):200, May-June 2009.

Even if your job is safe, the jobs of your coworkers, families, and patients seem to be in jeopardy. How does this relate to patient safety?

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