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  • Caesarean Section Essay

    Literature Review: Perspectives on Caesarean Section in Urban Slums Assignment # 3 Date: 13-03-2016 Ahmed Muttasim Billah Email: Perspectives on Caesarean Section in Urban Slums Sustainable Development Goal (SDG 3) demand countries “By 2030, reduce the global maternal mortality ratio to less than 70 per 100,000 live births” (The United Nations, 2015). Emergency obstetric care has important role to reduce maternal mortality. Caesarean section (CS) also known as C-section is the most crucial part of emergency obstetric care (Sarker et al., 2012). It is the procedure performed when normal vaginal delivery (NVD) might threaten the mother’s or baby’s life at risk. CS is the instrumental delivery through cut in the mother’s wall of abdomen and uterus to give birth a fetus (American College of…

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  • Midwife In The Aztec Culture

    Summary In the aztec culture, parents to their first off spring will typically hire a "Midwife" to make sure that their preganacy, birth , and first couple months go perfectly. This is very different than western ideology which is, after a couple days at the hospital parents are given their babies with a couple of check ups in the following weeks. These midwives are unique because they are strangers who tell pregnant women how to live their lives for close to 6 months. The closest thing that we…

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  • C-Section Disadvantages

    The Caesarean Section, commonly known as a “C-Section” is alarmingly over-used in the United States. While this procedure can be absolutely necessary in some instances, and can even save lives at times, it is often pushed on pregnant women who don’t actually need the procedure. In fact, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), in 2008, the United States had a 30.3% C-section rate, which is an additional 15% above the WHO recommendations for C-section rates (Gibbons, et al., 2010).…

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  • Barbara Ann Williams: My Mother

    My mom was the seventh child of 18. She meet my father when she was 16 and married him and move to Coffeyville, Ks. One year later when my mom was seventeen I was conceived. During the time of my mom pregnancy my dad lost his oldest sister who raised him on his birthdate in 1975. My Aunt Clara was my mom favorite sister in-law and that’s when she knew what she was going to named me. My mom was a short petite seventeen year old young lady. She said she gain over fifty pounds during her pregnancy.…

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  • Dermatomyositis

    Pregnancy outcomes in adult patients with dermatomyositis and polymyositis Kathleen D. Kolstad M.D., Ph.D 1, David Fiorentino M.D., Ph.D 2, Shufeng Li M.S. 2,3, Eliza F. Chakravarty M.D., M.S. 4, Lorinda Chung M.D., M.S.1* 1. Division of Immunology and Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA 2. Department of Dermatology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Redwood City, CA 3. Department of Urology, Stanford University School of Medicine,…

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  • Surgical Room Observation Essay

    the opportunity to observe a patient have a Caesarean section (C-section) which “is a surgical procedure used to deliver a baby through an incision in the mother 's abdomen and a second incision in the mother 's uterus” (Mayo Clinic, 2012). This surgical procedure is often done when a vaginal delivery would put health complications in the baby’s or mother’s life. In addition, a pregnant women can request to have this type of surgery even if they do not show any signs of medical problems.…

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  • Twelfth Night Deception Analysis

    In Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night and Machiavelli’s The Prince, deception is a tool that one uses to gain a personal advantage. Despite the negative connotation that is typically associated with deception, Twelfth Night and The Prince demonstrate how deception can bring a positive outcome. If one employs a deceptive appearance under necessary circumstances, the end result must be justifiable, even when a majority of people are willingly deceived. Characterized by her beauty and resourcefulness,…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Typical Birth Story

    The medications made my blood feel like lava. I was able to ignore most of the pain when I was watching my all-time favorite movie, ‘Clueless’. Laughing always helps me feel better. Now, it was the middle of the night and Troy was asleep on the recliner next to the hospital bed. After spending a couple hours trying to induce labor, a doctor made the decision to perform an emergency cesarean section. I met the doctor and she gave me a quick rundown of the risks and benefits of the surgery.…

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  • The Concept Of 'Doing Gender' During Childbirth

    “Doing Gender”, is a concept that was developed by Candace West and Don Zimmerman in the late 80’s, the article explained “Doing Gender” is not simply what a person is, it is something one does; we do gender in our daily interaction with people; we do gender knowing we will be judge by others; we cannot avoid doing gender. Relating this to Martin’s “Why do Women “do gender” during childbirth, the findings described diverse ways women “do gender” during childbirth and the surrounding issues that…

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  • Meconium Aspiration Syndrome: A Case Study

    Meconium Aspiration Syndrome can lead to many complications to the newborn. It occurs when the fetus inhales meconium in the utero or during birth. Post term pregnancy, and macrosomia are the most common cause of intrauterine stress, causing the passage of meconium. The assessments to look for are meconium staining, respiratory distress, barrel- shaped chest, and rales and rhonchi heard on auscultation. The two QSEN’s competencies that will help future nurses develop the knowledge, skills, and…

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