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Barnett and Jones (2015) conducted a study to test maternal attitudes to participate in an observational research study, the assessment using a structured self-administered questionnaire. Study involved collecting blood samples from mothers and infants after birth and at 5 months postpartum and analyze the concentration of specific antibodies against vaccine preventable diseases. Data from the questionnaire was entered into a study-specific database that contained no patient identifiable information. Microsoft Excel was used to analyze responses. This study demonstrated that new mothers were willing to participate in a research study involving blood sampling from their newborn and to return for further blood sampling.
1288 women (mean age 28.7 years) hospitalized for cesarean or vaginal delivery were enrolled. Patients were contacted and a computer-assisted, scripted telephone interview was conducted by the Research Survey Center of Wake Forest University to assess the presence of persistent postpartum pain, intensity, frequency, location, treatment and impact on daily activities,
The HPV Immunization in Sons (HIS) study surveyed parents and their 11–17 year old sons to examine their attitudes and beliefs about HPV vaccination for males. Parents were existing members of a national panel of U.S. households maintained by a survey company. This was a convenience sample because it utilized a national panel that utilized a probability-based sample (a list-assisted, random-digit dialing supplemented by address-based sampling). The survey company invited 1195 parents by email to participate, of whom 752
The nurse applied new dressing in the wound and medical decision was established. I would code this scenario 99212. • A mother brings in her 6-month-old male child for a routine wellness
Clinical Worksheet Student Data to be collected prior to clinical from the medical record: Room 357 Age 66 Sex M Admit Date 06/25/2015 Admitting Doctor Admitting Diagnosis (es) CHF Exacerbation Allergies NKA Diet Cardiac, low cholesterol Code Status Full Code Intake and Output Measurement (q hr, q shift?) Strict I&O 1500ml/day Activity as tolerated Indicate other disciplines caring for patient (e.g. Physical therapy, speech therapy, dietitian, etc): Dietitian, Respiratory therapist What was your patient’s “chief complaint” that brought him/her to the hospital? Shortness of Breath Describe the event that leads to patient’s seeking hospitalization. (Read History and Physical and summarize important/relevant
Health Care Associated and Community Acquired MRSA Clinical Presentation and Diagnosis Grandmother had been admitted to the hospital from the nursing home and was placed in an isolation room to rule out the possibility of MRSA. Methicillin (meth-uh-SILL-un) resistant Staphylococcus (staf-ih-loh-KOK-us) aureus (OR-e-us), is known to develop in two different strains. Health Care Associated MRSA (HA-MRSA) and Community Acquired (CA-MRSA). Health Care Associated MRSA and Community Acquired MRSA present in various ways and are diagnosed by cultures and blood samples. Health Care Associated MRSA has been a long standing problem since early 1960.
Additionally, if the U.S and the world continue on the path on having babies through a C-section delivery; thus this will result in a rapid change in how babies are being born and ultimately eliminating natural birth process causing an epidemic toward childbirth. Reference CDC/ National Center for Health Statistics (2014, February 25). FastStats, Retrieved from
Materials: The main goal is early removal of catheter; delegating role to the appropriate personnel (see Appendix C). 2. The measurement before and after implementation of the propose solution (see Appendix C), gathering data from hospital records as it related to incidence of CAUTI over three month, six month and one year-period. Methods: Meeting was head with the administrative personnel and nursing managers to help establish the guidelines for all employees working with patients and educating them on the important of preventing catheterization which leads to CAUTI. The concept of team building will be the central of the discussion of these nursing meetings and coordinate patient care with interdisciplinary action.
The conceptual independent variable was the mother's career plans after birth. The operational dependent variables in the study dealt with the actual amount of time the women in the study breastfed their babies, while the conceptual dependant variables included peer support, family support, and the effects of breastfeeding education. The research variable, both conceptually and operationally was the time frame that the study was conducted within. The demographic variables used in the study were age of the breastfeeding woman; her education level; marital status; race or ethnicity; her career plans after the child's birth; and whether she planned to breast or bottle-feed her child, or