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September-October 2010 - Volume 35 - Issue 5
pp: 251-308

Editorial


Second Opinion Column


Nutrition for the Family


The Scoop on Salt

Morin, Karen

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 35(5):299, September-October 2010.

We all seem to love it, but a bit too much. How much salt is enough? How much is too much? How should you be advising families?

Health Information Technology


Global Health and Nursing


Toward Evidence-Based Practice: PDF Only


Perinatal Patient Safety


e-Iatrogenesis

Simpson, Kathleen Rice

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 35(5):308, September-October 2010.

What in the world is e-iatrogenesis? And how does it relate to patient safety? Dr. Simpson always has something interesting to teach us!


Should Routine Peripheral Blood Glucose Testing Be Done for All Newborns at Birth?

Hoops, Debra; Roberts, Patrice; Winkle, Elizabeth Van; More

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 35(5):264-270, September-October 2010.

Do you know the guidelines for PBG screening for newborns? Does your institution do this routinely on all newborns? These nurses wanted to find out if such screening is necessary, and they did research to answer that question.

Screening and Counseling for Postpartum Depression By Nurses: The Women's Views

Segre, Lisa S.; O'Hara, Michael W.; Arndt, Stephan; More

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 35(5):280-285, September-October 2010.

Dr. Segre's Part 2 study (Part 1 published in the last issue of MCN) asked women if they would find it acceptable for nurses to screen and then counsel them for PPD.

NNP Education in Neonatal End-of-life Care: A Needs Assessment

Botwinski, Carol

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 35(5):286-292, September-October 2010.

Neonatal nurse practitioners must deal with end of life issues on a routine basis. Do they feel they have been educated well enough to handle these duties properly?

Assessing Mandated Breastfeeding Education in Istanbul

Dolgun, Gülümser; Yüksel, Aysse

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 35(5):293-296, September-October 2010.

In the United States, breastfeeding is encouraged, but in Turkey breastfeeding education is mandated for all women. Does this approach work?

CE Connection


Postpartum Depression and Culture: Pesado Corazon

Callister, Lynn Clark; Beckstrand, Renea L.; Corbett, Cheryl

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 35(5):254-261, September-October 2010.

Postpartum depression has rarely been studied in culturally diverse women. Dr. Callister and her colleagues have reviewed the literature on this topic for you.

Respectful Disposition in Early Pregnancy Loss

Limbo, Rana; Kobler, Kathie; Levang, Elizabeth

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 35(5):271-277, September-October 2010.

Dr. Limbo has taken on a subject that is rarely discussed in the nursing literature: how to help families deal with disposition of the products of conception early in pregnancy. Her wise and learned approach will teach you much.