Unit 2 Health And Social Care Case Study

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Table of Contents 1 INTRODUCTION 1-3 1.1 SCOPE 1-4 2 PRENATAL CARE & ETHNIC/RACIAL DISPARITIES 2-5 2.1 THE CASE STUDY 2-5 2.2 INSUFFICIENT PRENATAL CARE 2-5 2.3 AVOIDING SUGGESTED CRITERIA FOR A HEALTHY BIRTHING OUTCOME. 2-6 2.4 ACCESS TO PROPER HEALTH INSURANCE 2-6 2.5 WHEN PRENATAL CARE IS ADMINISTERED 2-7 2.6 LACK OF EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION ABOUT PREGNANCY 2-8 2.7 ACCESSING THE ADEQUATE PRENATAL CARE SERVICES 2-8 3 HOW SOCIETY COMBATS PRENATAL CARE ISSUES 3-9 3.1 CASE STUDY 3-9 3.2 INSUFFICIENT PRENATAL CARE 3-9 3.3 AVOIDING SUGGESTED CRITERIA FOR A HEALTHY BIRTHING OUTCOME 3-10 3.4 ACCESS TO PROPER HEALTH INSURANCE 3-10 3.5 WHEN PRENATAL ARE IS ADMINISTERED 3-10 4 ADVANTAGES 4-10 5 REFERENCES……………………………………………………………………………..5-12…show more content…
What is prenatal care? b. History of some of the problems associated • Problem a. The increase in amount of infants born to mothers who receive no prenatal care. • Case study a. The case study introduces some of the problems associated with inadequate prenatal care and the reasons behind it • Insufficient prenatal care a. Ramifications of not receiving prenatal care b. Mentions the cause of higher infant mortality rates and birthing complications • Avoiding suggested criteria a. Doctors pose a list of suggested criteria females should follow b. Failure to comply, result in unexpected results in the delivery room • Access to health care insurance a. Discusses the differences in the availability of proper insurance, which leads to a decrease in available prenatal care. b. Illustrates the difference through graphic displays • When prenatal care is administered a. The point in a woman’s pregnancy when she received prenatal care is critical to the health of the baby. b. All care is beneficial compared to no care, which results in complications. • Lack of education and experience a. Education is the key to proper prenatal. 2 Prenatal care & Ethnic/racial disparities 2.1 The case…show more content…
Those who lack education will be ignorant to the ramifcations related to prenatal care. Majority of the time minority women have less formal education as compared to their white counterparts. The lack in education results in a domino like effect in relation to prenatal care. They will be inexperienced about pregnany as a whole including prenatal care and will lack good parenting techniques. The lack in education and experice results in lower levels of trust in medical care. They are skeptical about receiving care from physicians, nurses and the entire medical care regimen as a whole. Women who are skeptical about the care will reject prenatal testing. For example referring back to the story about tracy, she rejected getting an ultrasound because she believed that the radioactive rays would affect her fetus. If she was educated about the importance of prenatal testing Nahla might have been normal today. Sadly, many minority women avoid the distress and discomfot of the medical industry and refuse prenatal care entirely. The skepticism results from doctors failing to effectively communicate the reasons behind such testing and failing to provide the patients with information regarding what the prenatal test is looking for and what such results mean. Because there is a lack of clear communication, some mothers are uncomfortable about recieiving such
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