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Women's Health

  • Updated:   4/17/2023
  • Contains:  6 items

Rising US pregnancy-related deaths

Heavey, Elizabeth

Nursing. 52(8):36-39, August 2022.

The US is the only developed country in the world with rising maternal mortality. This article discusses factors that contribute to this rise, disparities in maternal mortality, and steps nurses can take to help reverse this worsening trend.

Role of nurses in managing menstrual health using mobile tracking

Sanchez, Barbara N.; Maresh, Carl M.

Nursing. 51(11):45-50, November 2021.

Mobile technologies provide a unique opportunity to improve menstrual health awareness, management, and care. Nurses should consider incorporating a mobile tracking component into patient-care settings to promote menstrual health awareness and advocacy and to help create individualized healthcare plans.

Perinatal depression screening: Improving outcomes during COVID-19

Ellington, Kelly

Nursing. 51(10):50-54, October 2021.

RNs are uniquely positioned to identify depressive or anxiety symptoms during pregnancy and in the postpartum period. This article discusses use of the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale to help recognize patients at risk for perinatal depression.

Using point-of-care ultrasound in nursing

Geer, Brandon

Nursing. 51(6):50-52, June 2021.

Increasingly used in nursing practice, point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) can be employed to expedite patient assessments and increase the safety and success of various procedures. Read about the benefits of POCUS in nursing, including its positive effect on patient outcomes and long-term cost-effectiveness.