To breastfeed or bottle feed may not be an easy decision and should not be taken lightly by moms. When deciding to bottle feed or breastfeed, there are a lot of decisions to take into consideration. To decide if you want to bottle feed or breastfeed is to do some research on both methods of feeding. Breastfeeding provides the best nutrition for a baby, but formula feeding a newborn can also produce a highly healthy, happy child. The decision to breastfeed or bottle feed is up to the mother, her comfort level, her ability to produce milk, and her religion/culture.
Which information should the nurse include when discussing a bowel elimination program with Jonathan? A) Explain the importance of drinking cold fluids prior to defecation. B) Plan bowel evacuation at the same time every day. C) The importance of turning to his right side. D) Daily enemas will be needed to help achieve a bowel movement.
NEWBORN PHYSICAL EXAMINATION Maternity Guideline Newborn Physical Examination. Sept 2012 Multidisciplinary guidelines group Page 1 of 13 Introduction This physical newborn examination forms part of the Child Health Promotion Programme in the National Service Framework for Children, Young People and Maternity (DH 2008). It is also included in the NICE clinical guideline for the NHS: Routine Postnatal Care of Women and their Babies (NICE 2006). The Newborn and Infant Physical Examination Standards and Competencies have been clearly defined by the Antenatal and Newborn Screening Programmes (March 2008). This guideline should be taken in conjunction with these documents.
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.
Unit Seven Workbook Assignment Chapter 12: Diseases and Conditions of the Reproductive System SYPHILIS A patient has been diagnosed with syphilis. The practice has printed instructions for patients diagnosed with this condition. The physician has instructed you to provide the patient with the printed information and to review it with her. How do you approach this patient-teaching opportunity? I would emphasize to the patient that with Syphilis infection, taking the prescribed course of antibiotics until completion is important.
In preparation for Nightingale Hospital’s impending Joint Commission review, a mock simulation tracer review was conducted to assess Nightingale Hospital’s level of compliance for providing safe quality care and services to its patients. The purpose of the tracer methodology is to ensure consistent and uniform care is provided throughout the continuum of care from admission to discharge. A1. Evaluation The case reviewed was a 67 year old female, status post-surgical laparoscopic hysterectomy that resulted in an open procedure five weeks prior to her re-admittance to Nightingale Hospital seven days ago. She presented with fever and post-surgical site drainage.
Erin Miller Discussing the Pros & Cons of the Article: The Ideal and the Real of Breast-Feeding Like the over all general consensus of the writer of this I article, I too agree that the “breast is best” argument is not as dire as some health officials are stating. The idea that not breast feeding is along the same lines as smoking during pregnancy seems ridiculous to me. I'm sure that we all know many people who were not solely breast-fed or not breast-fed at all that have grown up healthy. While there is some merit to the benefits of breast-feeding such as mother-child bonding, antibodies that may prevent gastrointestinal infections like vomiting and diarrhea, and breast milk being a whole lot cheaper than formula, that does not mean that any other option is not beneficial. Particularly in our society where a large majority of new mothers can't afford the time to solely breast-feed.
She had a breast lumpectomy 2 months ago and has just had a port insertion. Her chemo regimen consists of: 5-fluorouracil (5-FU), ifosfamide (Ifex) and mesna (Mesnex). She is using Ondansetron (Zofran) for nausea. Her Lab work came back as: * Sodium: 135 mEq/L * Potassium: 3.7 mEq/L * Hemoglobin: 8.5 g.dL * Hematocrit: 25% * Red blood cells: 2.8 million/mm3 * White blood cells: 2.8 mm3/mL * Platelets: 45, 000 mm3/mL Patient Centered Care: Knowledge: This patient is of Latin American decent and they approach life differently in terms of time, male/female roles, personal space, and privacy. Latino patients often delay medical care until their conditions worsen and require immediate attention.
Breastfeeding helps to limit and prevent ovarian and premenopausal breast cancer.It also gives infants all the nutrients they need for healthy development and growth. It is safe and contains antibodies that help protect infants from common childhood illnesses - such as diarrhea and pneumonia. Breastfeeding has to be learned and many women encounter difficulties at the beginning. Nipple pain, and fear that there is not enough milk
She went to her appointment with her primary care physician the following day. The physician examined her breast and discovered a lump on her breast, so he made a referral for her to see an oncologist in which can diagnose her if she has breast cancer. An oncologist is a medical doctor who specializes in the diagnoses and treatment cancer (The Denise Roberts Breast Cancer Foundation, 2009). The following are the three main types of oncologist: medical oncologist, radiation oncologist, and surgical oncologist, which can practice in hospitals and research centers. The female patient can make an appointment with the oncologist in which he will inform about her condition and different types of treatments available