Maternal & Child Nursing

Dilation and Curettage

Dilation (or dilatation) and curettage (D&C) is a gynaecological procedure done by widening or opening the cervical canal and surgical removal of the uterine...

Obesity in Pregnancy Nursing Management

Obesity as defined is the abnormal accumulation of fat cells in the visceral and subcutaneous portions of the body. During pregnancy, women are more...

Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI)

The Integrated Management of Childhood Illness or IMCI has several key points in the promotion and restoration of health of children in the community....

Anemia in Pregnancy-Nursing Considerations

During pregnancy, a woman may develop a slight expansion in the blood volume than the normal RBC count as the body prepares for catering...

Menopausal Assessment Tool and Intervention Index

Menopause is the cessation of menstrual cycles (Pillitteri, 2007). It is the time when menses cease marking the end of reproductive abilities due to...

Safe Motherhood and its Sad Reality

Maternal morbidity and mortality has always been attributed with the health condition of the pregnant mothers. According to AbouZahr (2003), the health of mothers...

Knowing Unang Yakap Campaign

What is Unang Yakap Campaign?It is diligently the adoption of the new policy standards in newborn care following the implementation of Health Reforms for...

Postpartum Clients Nursing Consideration

Puerperium from the Latin terms, puer meaning “child” and parere which means “to bring forth”, pertains to the point of time where maternal changes...

Kawasaki disease Nursing Management

Children nowadays with fever should not be taken for granted as this is also the manifestation of Kawasaki disease. Kawasaki disease is also called...

Placenta Previa Nursing Management

Placenta previa is the abnormal implantation of the placenta in the lower uterine segment, where it encroaches on the internal cervical os.One of the...