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  • Neonatal Nursing Research Paper

    Caring for a sick infant can be emotionally draining even when it is your profession. One profession that works with sick infants is neonatal nurses. A neonatal nurse “…works with newborn infants born with a variety of problems ranging from prematurity, birth defects, infection, cardiac malformations, and surgical problems. The neonatal period is defined as the first month of life; however, these newborns are often sick for months” ("What Is Neonatal Nursing?”). They can provide care in…

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  • The Last Dance Encountering Death And Dying

    &rlt=1&origSearch=true&t=RK&s=1&r=d&items=0&secondary=false&o=&n=10&l=d&searchTerm=2NTA&c=1&bucket=ref&SU=neonatal+deaths Baba, Sachiko, et al. "Influence of Snuff and Smoking Habits in Early Pregnancy on Risks for Stillbirth and Early Neonatal Mortality." Nicotine & Tobacco Research 16.1 (2014): 78-83. Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition. Web. 18 Nov. 2015.…

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  • Baby ER Summary

    Baby ER by Edward Humes is a detailed book that carefully illustrates the experiences of nurses, specialists, physicians, patients, and loved ones while encountering a variety of different circumstances in the NICU. NICU is an abbreviation for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in a hospital. NICUs are nurseries within hospitals that supply continuous care to ill or premature babies. The nurses and other health care workers are trained to provide the best possible care in order for these infants…

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  • Minnie Dean Case Study

    The extent of the social significance of the Dean case is most evident in its role in prompting legislative reform. In May 1896, less than a year after her execution, the Auckland Star reported that “The Government will introduce a Bill next session to deal with the question of infant life protection, so as to more effectually prevent the state of things that prevailed in the Dean case.” Reading of the parliamentary debates for the Bill reveal no doubt as to the role of Minnie Dean in…

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  • Childbirth Is Conventionally Divided Into Three Stages?

    In virtually every language, the term for Abirthmark@ can be translated as some variant of the terms Aenvy,@ Awish,@ Alonging,@ or “mother’s mark.” Does this suggest anything to you about what people in the past thought might be the causes of birthmarks? something the mother did caused the birth mark? D. Birth Process 14. Childbirth is conventionally divided into three stages. What are they?  mother experiences regular uterine contractions that are usually spaced to 10 to 15 minute…

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  • Situational Analysis: The Owlet Baby Care Inc.

    small wireless adjustable sock that can fit any size baby foot. The purpose of the sock monitor is to monitor the heart rate and the oxygen levels of the infant while the baby sleeps to prevent signs sudden infant death syndrome. The sock communicates by sending live vital signs about the baby to a base station or smart phone. When the baby vital sign falls below a certain rate the device alerts the base station or the app with an alarm. This device gives parents a peace of mind in knowing that…

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  • Innate Inter Subjectivity Summary

    Emese Nagy, the author of Innate Inter-subjectivity: Newborns’ sensitivity to Communication Disturbance, designed a study that would determine if newborns have different responses to a communication disturbance modeled by the still face situation. The period of development this study studies is infancy. The developmental domain of this study is emotional and social. In order to qualify as a participant of the study, infants must be healthy and singleton requiring no neonatal intensive care. 90…

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  • Vo2max Exercise Experiment Essay

    capabilities, health status, and mortality. The results of Vo2max tests are used to judge initial fitness levels, monitor fitness levels, monitor physiological changes that occur from training or illness, diagnostic purposes to treat cardiovascular diseases, and to prescribe physical training. If V02max scores drop by even 3.5 mL/kg/min in diseased people, survival rates automatically decrease approximately 12%. People with higher aerobic fitness levels have decreased rate of mortality compared…

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  • Health Inequalities In Global South

    races, and genders experience greater pressures on their health. Richer, more developed nations, such as the ones in the Global South have established universal healthcare and education and as a result, citizens of theses countries have lower birth rates, higher use of reproductive contraception, greater literacy and more economic stability than those of the Global South. Ultimately, the inequalities that plague women are all interrelated. Poverty, leads to less capital to spend on medical care…

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  • Stethoscope Vs. Cardiomicrophone

    depicts the interval, or the amount of time, between two pulses. Table 4 depicts the calculate heart rates of volunteer 1 and 2 based upon the amplitude and interval of each pulse. As interval decreases, heart rate increase and amplitude does not affect rate, but represents the…

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