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By N. Jayne Klossner

The second one variation of Introductory Maternity and Pediatric Nursing displays the underlying philosophy of affection, being concerned, and aid for the childbearing girl, the kid, and the households of those participants. spotting that the accountability of taking good care of the pregnant girl and ailing baby more and more falls at the relations, this article stresses educating the sufferer, kinfolk, and baby with an emphasis on prevention. This edition's up-to-date full-color pictures and drawings brighten up and help the textual content, particularly for visible newcomers. A spouse site comprises videos regarding developmental projects of being pregnant, vaginal start, Cesarean supply, supporting with breastfeeding, developmental issues in taking care of teenagers, care of the hospitalized baby, and pediatric medicine management.

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87 deaths per 1,000 live births (Fig. 1-4). 1 deaths per 100,000 live births by 2003 (Fig. 1-5). Notwithstanding these remarkable advances, much work remains. The United States lags behind 21 other Box 1-3 ❚ LEADING CAUSES OF INFANT AND MATERNAL MORTALITY IN THE UNITED STATES Infant Mortality The three leading causes of infant death for the year 2004 (the latest year for which data are available; 2005 preliminary data are very similar) listed in descending order: 1. 1%) 2. 6%) 3. 0%)* Maternal Mortality The three leading causes of pregnancy-related death for the years 1991 to 1999 (the latest decade for which long-term comparative data are available) listed in descending order: 1.

Usually cannot visit a specialist without preapproval from the insurer. Preferred Provider Organizations (PPOs) With a PPO, the insurer ■ also contracts with selected health care providers and facilities to provide health care services to policyholders. ■ does not prepay the provider or facility. ■ closely evaluates providers and facilities for unnecessary services. ■ may deny claims. The policyholder ■ has more choices for service providers when they choose a PPO versus an HMO. ■ may choose to access services from a provider that is not on the preferred provider list, although this may increase the policyholder’s out-of-pocket expense for services rendered.

During the past several decades, there has been a definite trend toward centralization and regionalization of maternity and pediatric services. qxd 6/30/09 3:38 PM Page 7 Aptara Chapter 1 ❚ The Nurse’s Role in a Changing Maternal–Child Health Care Environment Table 1-1 ❚ SELECTED MILESTONES IN MATERNAL–CHILD HEALTH IN THE UNITED STATES Time Period Accomplishments 1800s • • • • • • 1900–1909 1910–1919 • • • 1920–1929 1930–1939 • • • • • • 1940–1949 • • 1950–1959 1960–1969 • • • • • • • • • • 1970–1979 • • • 1980–1989 1990–1999 The new millennium • • • • • • • • • • Development of smallpox vaccination led to eventual eradication of smallpox.

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