Substance Abuse in Pregnant Women While pregnant, it is important that a woman takes care of her body not only for herself but for her unborn child. While in the womb, a fetus grows and develops from the nourishment from the mother via the placenta. However, along with nutrients, any toxins in the mother’s system may be delivered to the fetus. These toxins often cause damages to the development of organs. Substance abuse among women while pregnant is happening more frequently than it should.
Nurses are the single sickest people in the workforce due to stress. Making the decisions to become a nurse you know it is a high stress job and it is very important to know how to identify and manage your stress. It is important that you are able to identify a stressful situations and behaviors as a nurse. Having a stressful nurse can cause psychological and mental harm adversely affecting the delivery of the care of patients, it can also affect the health and attendance record of nurses. (Murray, pg.2) As a nurse you deal with a lot of physical, mental and emotional stress.
The article by Steen (2007) is a Meta-analysis study focusing on perineal tears and episiotomy how they heal and the process involved. The findings were that most women experience pain due to perineal wounds, mothers should be asked about any concerns about the healing process of perineal wounds and most importantly, midwives should be trained to take care of these wounds and provide adequate pain relief. Developing a trusting relationship with a woman is also very important as this will promote good communication, opportunities to discuss perineal care, early detection of a delay in healing and possible infection. The article entitled, the need to avoid the routine use of episiotomy is a systematic review about the use of episiotomy. A series of randomized trials included 6 randomized controlled trials with 6600 women.
Gangs function with the methodology of creating strategic allies that will help them further their own destructive agendas. Prison gangs have been around since the late 50’s and 60’s mainly for the reason of inmate security. Security became an increasing concern as the violence escalated in the prison systems. In reaction, groups became to form largely on the basis of race and creed. You have the Aryan Brotherhood or “AB” which consists almost
Because the entrapment of the infant in the birth canal is an emergent situation, it’s imperative that the obstetric team is familiar with the actions/interventions required to achieve the best outcome for both mother and infant. This article will review risk factors for shoulder dystocia and nursing strategies for managing it. Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) Credit A total of 2 contact hours may be earned as CNE credit for reading “An Overview of Shoulder Dystocia: The Nurse’s Role” and for completing an online post-test and evaluation. To take the test and complete the evaluation, please visit http://JournalsCNE.awhonn.org. Certiﬁcates of completion will be issued on receipt of the completed evaluation form, application and processing fees.
Then, caseload midwifery and homebirthing are critically analysed, including definitions of each, the effects of these models of care on women and the advantages and disadvantages of each for women and midwives according to midwifery research. There are many consequences of a woman's choice of model of care and it could be the subject of more midwifery research to discover why women choose a specific model of care and how they would evaluate the outcome of that decision. However, this assignment aims to give only a brief survey of the caseload midwifery and homebirth models of care. Pregnant women are faced with an overwhelming array of options for their pregnancy, birth and postnatal care. However, while there may be many options, how can a woman choose which one is appropriate for her?
Solutions for Nursing Personnel Shortages Executive Summary Senior Human Resource Management should adopt some changes in order to combat the current growing nursing/healthcare personnel shortage. Employees simply want to be heard and sympathized with. Nowadays the nursing shortage has caused many problems in the healthcare industry. First and foremost, the quality of care being provided to patients is declining due to the fact that there are not as many nurses to care for the patient appropriately. As a matter of fact, the workload being dumped on the employees is steadily increasing.
One thing I’ve noticed to be very common with nurses is remembering to take care of themselves. They spend all their time taking care of others that they don’t leave time for themselves to get a massage at least once a month, take a relaxing bath after a long day, exercise, or setup an outlet for the sad situations they encounter. Just like in nursing with patients nurses need to work on prevention of rather than treatment of burnout. To prevent burnout you have to first understand what is the cause of your stress and then address it. Is it work related or something in your personal life?
As a country we all need to agree that under certain cases abortion should be considered, but other than that it’s homicide. An unborn baby should have the same opportunity to experience life as we all do every day. The majority of Abortions is caused by a woman wanting to postpone childbearing, simply
When the death penalty was no more the jail suffered overcrowding which led to riots, escapes, and prison guards were attacked. The Pennsylvania Prison Society and the Philadelphia Society for Alluarting Misers of Public Prisons stepped in to solve the overcrowding issue by building Pittsburgh Western Penitentiary and Cherry Hill Prison. Today there are 1,200 prisons in the United States and overcrowding is still an issue. Lawmakers believe in three main goals of the correctional system: 1. Punish those who are found guilty of the