Archive by category Maternal & Child Nursing

Dilation and Curettage

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 lining or uterine contents by scooping and scrapping (with the use of sharp curette) or suctioning (suction curettage) . It is a minor surgery done in ambulatory or outpatient surgery clinics […]

Knowing Unang Yakap Campaign

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 Rapid Reduction in Maternal and Newborn Mortality. It is to counter effect the Philippine’s steady figures in neonatal mortality for the past 10 to 20 years showing a non- existent […]

Postpartum Clients Nursing Consideration

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 happen after the delivery of the baby. According to Pilliterri (1992), it involves two essential venues for maternal and child well- being, referring to both retrogressive and progressive processes. Retrogressive in […]

Kawasaki disease Nursing Management

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 mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome or infantile polyarteritis. Kawasaki disease got its name from the place of origin which is in Japan. Tomisaku Kawasaki in 1967 first described this rare disease in […]