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ei guys.. just want to ask could you give me some websites where i could find more information and some other things regarding maternal and child health nursing which i can use for future references?? im about to take maternal and child health nursing this coming semester..

can you also give me some idea on what are the usual things that is done in a delivery room...?? thx..

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Daytonite has 40 years experience as a BSN, RN and specializes in med/surg, telemetry, IV therapy, mgmt.

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here you go:

http://www.childbirths.com/euniversity/mainpage.htm - main page of ob website for students. links are around the globe with the site logo, euniversity.

http://www.brooksidepress.org/products/military_obgyn/home.htm - home page. this site includes links to a complete online textbook, laboratory tests commonly ordered in ob/gyn, medications commonly used in ob/gyn, ultrasound and x-ray used in ob/gyn, a large number of useful clinical forms you can download and print, and access to procedure videos that include a vaginal delivery, episiotomy, circumcision, pelvic exam, pap smear and much more.

http://complab.nymc.edu/obgyn/obgyn.htm - list of links of lectures, forms and tutorials on a variety of ob subjects from new york medical college. you can see a slide show presentation of normal and abnormal labor that includes some very nice photographs and drawings to illustrated points here on this site: http://complab.nymc.edu/obgyn/labor%20-%20normal%20and%20abnormal.pdf

http://wps.prenhall.com/chet_london_maternal_1 - online student companion website for maternal-newborn & child nursing by marcia l. london, patricia a. ladewig, jane w. ball, and ruth l. bindler. on the top menu bar of this home page is a drop down arrow where you pick a chapter of interest. once into these chapters you will find an audio glossary of obstetrical terms (you can access it here http://wps.prenhall.com/chet_london_maternal_1/0,5406,362927-,00.html ), a summary of information in each chapter of the book, nclex review questions pertinent to the information from each chapter, case study and care map activities (i did not check to see if you get any feedback as to whether or not your answers to these exercises are correct) and nursing tools that include: abbreviations used in maternity and pediatric nursing, a food guide pyramid, rdas for females during pregnancy, recommended dietary allowances, family assessment, guidelines for working with deaf clients, growth charts (10 pediatric growth charts from birth to age 20), west normogram, maternal-newborn lab values including cord blood, pediatric lab values, clinical estimation of gestational age, actions and effects of selected drugs, maternity critical pathways (for diabetes, epidural anesthesia, hemorrhage in the 3rd trimester, puerperal infection, newborn of a substance abusing mother and newborn with respiratory distress), and a whole slue of pediatric care plans (they only include goals, interventions, rationales, and expected outcomes--no nursing diagnoses). almost all are in pdf files so you need an acrobat reader to download and see these files. each chapter also provides internet links to more online information.

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/tutorials/vaginalbirth/htm/index.htm - "vaginal birth" an interactive slide show. also includes a picture and short explanation about c-section.

http://www.babycenter.com/pregnancy/childbirth/index - there are videos you can watch at this site that include comfort techniques during labor, an epidural procedure and a c-section (scroll down to the bottom of the page for the link).

http://www.who.int/reproductive-health/impac/images_c/normal2.gif and

http://www.med.umich.edu/1libr/wha/labor.gif - good pictures of cervical effacements and dilatation during labor

http://nursing.iupui.edu/about/ctll/computerlab/docs/npforms.doc - this site has a very comprehensive guide to the assessment of a mother and newborn.

http://www.intelihealth.com/ih/ihtih/wsihw000/23722/29144.html - child development timeline for newborn, and at 1, 2, 4, 6, and 9 months. for each milestone the normal physical, mental/language and social/emotional development is presented.

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I am in maternal child for the second time around lol....anyway must knows are the normal/abnormal neonate, HELLP syndrome, STD's, stages of labor, immunizations for child, placenta previa and abrupto, PIH, Pre-eclampsia and eclampsia differences...if you know this you will get through this class with a breeze

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