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    Colposcopy

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    The cervix is lined with a special group of cells. These cells act as a protective barrier between the cervix and the uterus and are the ones examined during colposcopy. Definition Colposcopy is used as a magnification technique. Its name is derived from the area of the body that is intended for microscopic exam. Colposcopy is an examination method that uses a lighted scope to view the cervix. This test and/or procedure is normally scheduled after an abnormal Pap smear result. Colposcopy is considered the standard follow-up procedure for an abnormal Pap result. This procedure can be performed in the doctor’s clinic. It allows the physician to not only analyze the reason for an individual’s abnormal Pap, but allows any malformations to be documented via video or image. Exam Preparation Once the source of an abnormal Pap is…

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    Preterm Labour Essay

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    Preterm labor is defined as regular contractions of the uterus resulting in changes in the cervix that start before 37 weeks of pregnancy. Preterm births are classified according to gestational age at delivery. Though multiple interactive continuous variables are implicated in its etiology, the two strongest risk factors for idiopathic preterm labour are low socio-economic status and previous preterm delivery. Intrauterine infection plays a major role in the genesis of preterm labour. Diagnosis…

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    Introduction Preterm birth can cause serious health problems or even be fatal for a baby, particularly if it happens very early (Weiss, 2015). In general, the more mature a baby is at birth, the better the chances of surviving and being healthy is. Ms. W’s case is no different; she is in preterm labor in the hospital, refusing treatment. Moreover, due to pregnancy and medication annoyance, Ms. W wants to discontinue all treatment, despite doctors’ orders. Ms. W’s potential risks of…

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    Mucus Plug Research Paper

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    deal with is the discharging of the mucus plug. What is the Mucus Plug? The cervix produces a special mucus referred to as cervical mucus. Cervical mucus is a natural protection that a women’s body produces. The mucus is secreted or discharged during different parts of the menstrual cycle and pregnancy. The mucus is secreted from the cervix to protect the reproductive organs from opportunistic pathogens and invading bacteria and/or pathogens. Additionally, when ovulation has occurred, the mucus…

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    Preterm Delivery

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    chorioamnionitis, funisitis, amnionitis, and sometimes villitis, however villitis is rare (Goldenberg et all., 2000). The bacteria that can cause some of these infections may invade the uterus by migration from the abdominal wall through the fallopian tubes, passage through the cervix from the vagina, and a few other less prominent routes (Goldenberg et all., 2000). While the causes of pre-term deliveries are abundant, our treatment options a relatively limited, but effective. (Meis) Tocolytics…

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    Essay On Preterm Birth

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    the baby, knowing there are chances it might become mentally ill, have life long disabilities, spend more time in the hospital, immune disorders, and behavioral disorders. Parents also can be the cause, they can prevent their child from becoming premature but some chose to continue their habits. Many solutions exist to prevent premature births. The first solution is to know the indicators. There is always a higher chance if a mother is having more than one baby, ethnic disposition, drugs and…

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    Partograph is a graphical tool for recording and monitoring progress of the labor which was devised by Friedman in 1954 and improved by Philpott in the 1970s. It has three parts; foetal condition part, labour progress monitoring part and maternal condition part which are monitored and recorded during labour. A partograph should be started on women in active labour (when cervix is dilated 4cm, who have no complications that require immediate action, (Dutta 2013). Partograph helps midwives to…

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    Neonatal Nurse Essay

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    In the photo shown, a neonatal nurse is feeding an infant in the NICU. He was in the third level of the NICU. Although he wasn’t premature, he did have some severe complications. His mother had gestational diabetes, once the cord was cut, the infant’s blood dropped quickly therefore his body couldn’t regulate his blood sugar on his own. The nurses noticed he wasn’t eating so they began to feed him through a tube until he could eat on his own. The infant was also having trouble breathing thus…

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    March of Dimes: Jose Jacques Name: Jose Jacques Hometown: Miami, Florida Major: Exercise Science Instagram: hitmanlive5 Students across UWF are likely to see Jose’s positive and bright attitude around campus. What they might not know is how heavily involved he is. Jose is a member of the Beta Beta Phi chapter of Phi Beta Sigma, the media chair for Collegiate 100, the Vice President of the Haitian Student Organization, and is going be a facilitator for the Leadership Gauntlet this upcoming…

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    Micro Preemie Research Paper

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    What is premature birth? A premature birth is a birth that takes place more than three weeks before the baby is due. In other words, a premature birth is one that occurs before the start of the 37th week of pregnancy. Normally, a pregnancy usually lasts about 40 weeks. Premature birth gives the baby less time to develop in the womb. Premature babies, especially those born earliest, often have complicated medical problems. The survival rates for a premature baby surviving rising the further…

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