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Pregnancy and Pediatrics

  • Updated:   2/11/2019
  • Contains:  12 items
Here we've gathered articles on pregnancy and pediatric topics.

Toxic stress in children: Impact over a lifetime

Perkins, Amanda

Nursing made Incredibly Easy. 17(2):42-49, March/April 2019.

Healthy development can be impeded by stressful or traumatic events, known as adverse childhood experiences.

Teen issues, part two: Trends in alcohol and substance use

Espelin, Jill

Nursing made Incredibly Easy. 16(6):26-33, November/December 2018.

The good news? Teenagers are drinking, smoking, and taking drugs less than they used to. The bad news? The latest fads are easier to conceal and readily available.

Congenital heart block in neonatal lupus erythematosus

Pullen, Richard L. Jr.; Branson, Marietta

Nursing made Incredibly Easy. 16(5):44-53, September/October 2018.

NLE occurs in 1 out of every 15,000 live births annually and accounts for 85% of all cases of congenital heart block in the absence of cardiac structural abnormalities. Here's what you need to know.

Teen issues, part 1

Perkins, Amanda

Nursing made Incredibly Easy. 16(5):24-32, September/October 2018.

The teenage years can be a confusing time in which myriad social and emotional factors come into play. We take a look at some of the challenges our adolescent patients may face.

Immunizations: What nurses should know

Perkins, Amanda

Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!. 16(4):30-37, July/August 2018.

Negative attitudes toward vaccines have existed since they were developed even though they're important for population health. Learn what you can do to educate parents, patients, and families.

Postpartum depression: Beyond the “baby blues”

McKelvey, Michele M.; Espelin, Jill

Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!. 16(3):28-35, May/June 2018.

By screening all pregnant and postpartum women for mood and anxiety disorders, we can promptly identify PPD—a significant health problem that threatens the safety of mothers and their families.

The red flags of child abuse

Perkins, Amanda

Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!. 16(2):34-41, March/April 2018.

Many nurses will encounter children who are being abused. By identifying signs and symptoms—and reporting them—we can help prevent future occurrences.