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Stack #38460

Stack #38460 Maternity/Pediatric Nursing #1

When is the puerperium period and what it the other name for it? 42 days after childbirth, postpartum period
Who takes care of the women during pregnancy, labor, birth and postpartum? obstetrician
What is the difference between mortality and morbidity? Morbidity is the state of being diseased, mortality is the condition of being mortal
The care of women during pregnancy labeor and childbirth is called Obstetrics
Branch of medicine that deals with children is? Pediatrics
Who is Soranus? Greek physician, father of obstetrics
What did Karl Crede do in 1884? 2% silver nitrate into the eyes of newborns to prevent blindness
What do we put into infants eyes of infants today? erythromycin
Who was Ignaz Semmelweis? 1818-1865 he deduced that puerperal fever was septic and contagious and was transmitted by unwashed hands of med. students and doctors who examined women after disecting cadavers.
What did Joseph Lister do? 1827-1912 Introduced antiseptic surgical technique (sterile technique).
Who was Abraham Jacobi? Father of Pediatrics
Clinical Pathways are? multidiciplinary care plans within a timeline
What does the ACOG, American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, recommend? 13 prenatal visits over the course of a pregnancy
Who is a CNM? Certified Nurse - Midwife who is an RN nationally certified by the American College of Nurse-Midwives.
SIDS is? Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
RDS is? Respiratory Distress Syndrome
DRG's are? Diagnosis Related Groups, payment for hospital stay based on diagnosis.
What is LDR? labor-delivery-recovery
A person who intercedes or pleads on behalf of another is called what? an Advocate
Who is a CNS? Clinical Nurse Specialist
What is a PNP? Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
A written instrument of communication among medical staff members that focuses on individualized patient care is called? Nursing Care Plan
Creativity and ingenuity to solve patient problems by combining basic standard principles with data specific to the patient is called what? Critical thinking
How does the LPN/LVN know what actions can be carried out by him/her independently vs those requiring collaboration from other health care provides? LPN/LVN must refer to the Scope of Practive published by the state board of nursing for that state.
Where is the scope of nursing defined? The Nurse Practice Act.
Created by: dlcouture