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  • Pediatric Nursing - 2238 Words
    History of Pediatric Nursing Pediatric Nurses are defined as nurses who devote their knowledge and skills to caring for children and their families from infancy through late teen years (Pediatric Nurse). Pediatric Nursing did not develop as a specialty in the U.S. until the second half of the 19th century. During this period, hospitals did not admit children with communicable diseases because of high mortality rates. Most children were delivered with the help of midwives and cared for by...
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  • Pediatric Oncologist - 891 Words
    Pediatric oncologists are medical professionals who specialize with the diagnosis and treatment of cancers that occur during childhood. These professionals have an advanced education, training and experience that allow them to thoroughly understand how cancers affect children in a different way than adults do. They are responsible in managing, diagnosing and treating a wide variety of cancers that occur in children such as cancer of the blood or leukemia. Pediatric oncologists are well-trained...
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  • Neonatal: Pediatrics and Job Openings
    If you could pick any career in the world, and you were willing to put the work into to succeed, what would that career be? When I answer that question I wouldn’t even have to think about it. My answer would simply be to work as a Neonatologist. In this essay I will be talking about just that occupation. I will explain the job, I will tell what classes or courses are needed to become a Neonatologist, and I will list cities and locations where my job can be found. Also, I will talk about...
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  • Pediatrics and Medical School - 869 Words
    Becoming a Pediatrician Taking care of newborns, living daily checkups, and dealing with depressed teenagers are all in a day’s job for a pediatrician. Pediatricians, a doctor that specializes with in the diagnosis and treatment of minors from birth to twenty-one years of age, has a hectic but rewarding job. It takes only not only good grades but also extreme dedication to succeed in this medical field. There are many different types of pediatricians and finding the right one is essential....
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  • Pediatric Case Study - 973 Words
    Pediatric Case Study Patient Initials: AM Birthdate: 1-20-2013 Admission: 1-20-2013 Discharge: 1-22-2013 Diagnosis Diagnosis: Single Live Birth via Cesarean Section Definition: An infant showing one of the three evidences of life (breathing, heart action, movements of a voluntary muscle) after complete birth. In some countries a live birth is considered not to have occurred if the infant dies during the 24 hours following delivery. Which of these two definitions is...
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  • Article Critique Pain Management in Pediatrics
    Nursing Research Critique Utilization Plan Paper July 24th, 2010 Nursing Research Critique Utilization Plan Paper Part 1 Article Selection Qualitative research is investigations which use sensory methods such as listening or observing to gather and organize data into patterns or themes. Qualitative research deals more often with language than numbers. Methods of gathering information might be focus groups or interview panels. It uses a flexible research design and utilizes an inductive...
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  • Neonatology Ethics: 9th grade research paper
    Celia Brecht Honors Freshman English Mr. Fry 9 February 2013 Ethics in Neonatology: Save the Babies! Ethics are a big part of neonatology. Ethics involve the treatment of the newborn and who gets to decide their treatment plan. The history of neonatology has greatly affected the way ethics are viewed today. When neonatology was relatively new, doctors often did not care about the infant’s pain. Because physicians know about the pain of a newborn now, they can assess the treatment...
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  • nursing - 869 Words
    4 October 2013 There are all types of nursing careers. You can be a registered nurse, nurse practitioner a certified nurse anesthetist to name a few. I have done research looking into what type of nurse I want to become. When looking into different careers, you will find out what type of patients you would be working with and what your salary would be. It will also tell you the type of skills and education that you need. Nursing has been around for thousands of years, things have changed over...
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  • Ambition Essay - 492 Words
    Ambition Ambition You should be familiar with the proverb “Hitch your wagon to a star.” The logic behind this proverb is simple. If you do not aspire for something great, you will not strive for the goal set consequently leading a life of regrets. Living a life of regrets determines a path less than desirable when you can follow the road of greater choice and be ambitious and go forth to lead a fulfilling and rewarding life. An ambition is an eager desire for honor,...
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  • Lowe - 410 Words
    A neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) is an intensive care unit specializing in the care of ill or premature newborn infants. The first official ICU for neonates was established in 1961 at Vanderbilt University by Professor Mildred Stahlman, officially termed a NICU when Stahlman was the first to use a ventilator off-label to assist a baby with breathing difficulties. A NICU is typically directed by one or more neonatologists and staffed by nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, physician...
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  • Medical School and Support Staff
    Anusha Akkireddy Mrs. Farina Computer skills and Applications 1 2, January 2014 WHEN I GROW UP Introduction When I grow up I would like to be a nice and caring Pediatrician (Physician). A pediatrician is a child's physician. I chose this wonderful job because I love children and I want to help them. The one thing I like most about kids is their creativity. They generally have a really open mind and are able to come up with some very interesting solutions to things that older...
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  • The Day I Became a Doctor
    Ok, this entry would be my first ever entry since I became a doctor. hukhuk.. (clear throat). ;p and probably my last entry to tell about my medical school life (Probably, but not certainly). So if you are boring to read this kind of article in my blog, don't worry because this gona be the last one I suppose. All praises are only due to God. God has made my life much much easy. God had given me opportunity to learn lots of things at oversea. God had given me health throughout my stay here....
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  • Respiratory Distress in Newborn - 2139 Words
    Respiratory problem are often the case in newborns. It accounts for nearly half of neonatal deaths. Research by Kumar & Bhat (1996, p.93) states that Respiratory Depression (RD) is a common neonatal problem that generally occurs in preterm infants due to surfactant deficiency which relates to antenatal history of immature lung development and term infants of diabetic mothers. To describe some of the common diagnosis associated with RD are: Transient Tachypnea of the newborn (TTNB) was...
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  • Nicu Nursing Care Plan
    A Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is an intensive care unit specializing in the care of ill or premature newborn infants. Neonates who need to go to the unit are often admitted within the first 24 hours after birth. Newborns may be sent to the NICU if: • they're born prematurely • difficulties occur during their delivery • they show signs of a problem in the first few days of life (sepsis/infection, congenital defects, cardiac / respiratory abnormalities, low birth weight) NICU...
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  • Application of Evidenced -Based Practice
    Application of Evidenced-based Practice Regarding pediatric Patients and Otitis Media 1 Running head: Application of Evidenced -based Practice Application of Evidence-based Practice Regarding Pediatric Patients and Otitis Media Running head: Application of Evidence-based Practice 2 The...
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  • Stages - First Two Years of Life
    The mental and physical changes in the first two years of a child’s life are incredible and set the tone for future development. A child grows from a tiny little baby with crying as their only means of communication, to a thriving two year old who has developed their own imagination and personality with a budding vocabulary. According to the BabyCenter website, by the time a child is two they will know about 200 words. The real question is, can you understand all two hundred of them? Around...
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  • Delivery Room Cpap - 659 Words
    Delivery Room CPAP Delivery Room Continuous Positive Airway Pressure/Positive End-Expiratory Pressure in Extremely Low Birth Weight Infants: A Feasibility Trial. Finer NN, Carlo WA, Duara S, et al. PEDIATRICS (September 2004); 114:651-657. Objective. Although earlier studies have suggested that early continuous airway positive pressure (CPAP) may be beneficial in reducing ventilator dependence and subsequent chronic lung disease in the extremely low birth weight (ELBW) infant, the time of...
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  • Neonatal Hdu Essay - 5629 Words
    The Effect of Light and Noise on a Pre-Term Infant in a Neonatal Environment. The aim of this essay is to explore, explain and analyse the effect that certain environmental stimuli have on a pre-term infant. For the purpose of this essay the concept of developmental care in pre-term infants will be briefly explored as a whole, before two main aspects of development are explored in more depth: i.e. Light and noise. By using best available evidence to analyse the impact of light and noise...
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  • Performance pay for MGOA Physicians (A)
    9-904-028 REV: OCTOBER 31, 2005 JASON R. BARRO KEVIN J. BOZIC AARON M. G. ZIMMERMAN Performance Pay for MGOA Physicians (A) On a warm day in June of 1998, Dr. Harry Rubash stood in front of a bookshelf in his new office arranging photographs of his family and former colleagues in Pittsburgh. He looked out his window to the profusion of hospital buildings and tangled Boston streets below. It was a good picture, he thought, of the problems that faced him in his new position at the...
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  • Failure to Thrive - 1566 Words
    Failure to Thrive Research Paper On Infant Bonding Disorders The first few years of life are a time when most children gain weight and grow much more rapidly than they will later on. Sometimes, however, babies and children don't meet the expected standards of growth. Although most of these children are merely following a variation of the normal patterns and are not at risk, some children are actually considered to have "failure to thrive". This diagnosis is a general consequence of many...
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  • Medical School and Pediatrician - 358 Words
    Pediatrician Many job opportunities are available in different types of careers. Pediatricians like children and science; they help take care of sick patients. Becoming a pediatrician requires a lot of schooling and training; it involves many different skills for every day work. The salary of a pediatrician varies on the amount of education and on the skill level. There are many job opportunities in this profession; it is most likely to increase with openings. A pediatrician requires a...
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  • Little Man - 715 Words
    Irfaan Kanga Peds May 17,2013 “Little Man” Movie Response “Little Man” created mixed emotions for me. At first, I felt sad for the family that they were basically “thrown” into a situation that they were not planning for. They had to deal with the fact that they were not going to have a healthy normal baby, but a premature individual who is going to have medical complications. Once Nicholas was born, I was worried with how the family was going to deal with him and whether or not he was going to...
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  • Randomized, Controlled Trial Comparing Synchronized Intermittent Mandatory Ventilation and Synchronized Intermittent Mandatory Ventilation Plus Pressure Support in Preterm Infants.
    Randomized, controlled trial comparing synchronized intermittent mandatory ventilation and synchronized intermittent mandatory ventilation plus pressure support in preterm infants. | Authors: Reyes ZC,Claure N,Tauscher MK,D'Ugard C,Vanbuskirk S,Bancalari E, Address: Division of Newborn Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33101, USA. Journal: Pediatrics. Publication: 2006 Oct;118(4):1409-17. abstract BACKGROUND: Prolonged...
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  • Research Critique: Effects of Gender on the Health
    Running head: RESEARCH CRITIQUE: EFFECTS OF GENDER ON THE HEALTH Research Critique: Effects of Gender on the Health and Development of Medically At-Risk Infants Kimberly Baird Grand Canyon University Introduction to Nursing Research NRS 433 Sonya Williams April 28, 2011 Research Critique: Effects of Gender on the Health and Development of Medically At-Risk Infants Gender has been shown to have a considerable impact on the health and development of infants with boys showing...
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  • Apgar - 285 Words
    APGAR SCORES Professor Virginia Apgar (1909-1974) • American paediatric anaesthesiologist • Founder of neonatology field • Also founder of Apgar score (1952) ← “designed first standardized method for evaluating newborns transition to life outside the womb” ← Further related Apgar score to labour, delivery and anaesthetics ← Apgar score at 5 min can predict neonatal survival and neurological development • In 1949: she was the 1st woman at...
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  • The Nature Nurture - Debate - 804 Words
    The nature Nurture debate From the day we are born we become biologically separated from our mother, however, we remain totally dependant upon our mother/carer in order to survive. For many years psychologists have been researching behaviour patterns from birth and still now argue whether behaviours are learned or innate. Innate behaviour is present at birth, developmentally fixed, instinctive and unchanging inherited through genes. This involves reflexes which are automatic responses to...
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  • Effects on Cigarette Smoking - 325 Words
    THE EFFECTS OF CIGARETTE SMOKING ON THE BODY The effects of cigarette smoking on the human body are serious and in many cases, deadly. There is said to be approximately four thousand chemicals in cigarettes and of this four thousand, hundreds of them are said to be toxic. The chemicals in cigarettes affect the human body immensely from the internal functions of organs to the productivity of the body's immune system. Three common effects of cigarette smoking on the human body are heart...
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  • Newborn Babies - 495 Words
    Assignment 2: Newborn babies SIYING LI 1. Upon seeing her newborn baby for the first time, Caroline exclaimed, "Why is she so out of proportion?" What observations prompted Caroline to ask this question?" Explain why her baby's appearance is adaptive. “A reflex is an inborn, automatic response to a particular form of stimulation.’(P.g 143) As we know, some reflexes have adaptive value. Reflexes help identify normal brain and nerve activity. Caroline perhaps sees her baby lie in a...
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  • Newborn Screening Program - 8151 Words
    Mother’s Knowledge and Attitude towards Newborn Screening Chapter 1 The Problem and Its Setting INTRODUCTION Newborn Screening is a simple method to find out if your baby has congenital metabolic disorder that may lead to retardation and even death. It is a preventive health service that should be available to all neonates. Newborn Screening no longer refers to the screening test itself, but encompasses the entire element essential to all neonates to have access to a...
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  • Volunteer Experience - 2644 Words
    History/Description of the University of South Florida The University of South Florida, also known as USF, is a member institution of the State University System of Florida and a public research university located in Tampa, Florida, USA. USF is the fifth largest in the state of Florida, with a total enrollment of 40,111 as of 2013. Some of the original proposed names included "Citrus State University," "Sunshine State University," "The University of the Western Hemisphere," and "The...
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  • Cache Cce Level 2 Unit 1
    D1. A nursery is a statuary provision which provides for children aged 12 weeks to 5 years, open Monday to Friday 8 till 6. A nursery will use early years foundation stage (EYFS). An infant school provides education for ages 5 to 7 in term time and also uses EYFS and the national curriculum. D2. A parent and toddler group which is a voluntary provision usually set up by the local church group for 0 to 3 year olds. Another provision is an independent school also known as a private school which...
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  • Pediatrician - 398 Words
    What I want to do when I grow up Interest When I grow up I would like to be a general pediatrician. I think this would be agood match for my character traits. I am very social and I like working with people so that is a good match with this job. I am also investigative and I like to solve problems which would be necessary in this job. I think the combination of those two character traits makes for a perfect match for this job. I also really enjoy kids so that was one of the reasons...
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  • Nursery - 757 Words
    Applying a temperature probe is a common procedure when using a radiant warmer; however, another action should come first. D) Cover the infant's head using a soft cap. Newborn - Research Papers - centraldomino.com centraldomino.com/essays/Newborn-1719647.html Applying a temperature probe is a common procedure when using a radiant warmer; however, another action should come first. D) Cover the infant's head using a soft cap. INCORRECT Another action should be taken first. After clearing the...
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  • Supporting Babies - 943 Words
     Cache Level 1 – CFC 17 – Supporting Babies to play How can a baby’s development be supported through play? (1.1 &1.2) Area Activities How it supports development Physical (gross motor) Play mat Helps baby’s reach out and grasp the toys. The baby can explore the mat with their hands and feet and star to lift their heads up. Physical (fine motor) Nursery rhymes Nursery rhymes help babies because they are copying your actions with their fingers and hands Social Building blocks...
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  • College Essay - 571 Words
    Adebola Atitebi Mr. Sudol College Essay 11/8/12 My Greatest Influence Today, I look back on all the wonderful memories of my childhood, and all of the memories my mother and I share. I remember always going out to shop, play games, and watch movies with her. We always used to watch the movie “Enough” by Jennifer Lopez because the movie’s storyline is similar to my mother’s life. About five years ago, I had asked my mother why my father was not around and why I had only...
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  • Work - 495 Words
    The reason I want to become a pediatrician is because I love working with kids. Most pediatricians typically complete eleven years of training to become a pediatrician. The very first thing that I would have to do just to get started with my career would first be four years of college. Next you would have to complete four years of medical school. I would then I would have to do one year of internship in pediatrics. Finally I’d have to do two years of pediatric residency. The best...
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  • Nurse - 483 Words
    Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICU) is the medical management of infants born too early or have difficulty within the first 30 days of life. In this unit the infants are care for by and managed by neonatologist who are RN's who uptained special training just for these infants. In the unit on hand is a nurse practitioner, inconjunction with a local pediatrician. The neonatologist will be the ones primarily responsible for monitoring the babies closely, taking vital signs and measurements,...
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  • Actue Otitis Media - 860 Words
    Diagnosis and management of acute otitis media by American Academy of Pediatrics and American Academy of Family Physicians is a filtered resource. (American Academy of Pediatrics, 2004) It is appropriate for this situation. This article describes the different treatment options for children with acute otitis media. This is an evidence based guideline. Causative pathogens, antibiotic resistance and therapeutic considerations in acute otitis media is an evidence summary resource. (Block, 1997)...
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  • the newborn baby - 623 Words
    The newborn baby a newborn baby appearance is quite different from other babies. A newborn baby is all curled up, the reason for that is they have spent more or less the last 2 months cooped up in a woman’s womb so when they are born they are not used to having space to move their limbs. There hands are clenched into fists because they are not yet able to open there hands up properly and they are also curled up for comfort. When babies are born they can be born with a full head of hair but...
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  • U of I Essay - 318 Words
    Astrid Carias-Fortin Ms. Shields Advanced Composition – Period: 1st 30th August, 2013 U of I Essay Prompt: Explain your interest in the major you selected. You may describe a related experience you’ve had to that area of study and/or your future career goals. My interest in becoming a pediatrician began when I was in my junior year of high school and was enrolled in the Medical Assisting program at the College of Lake County High Schools Technology Campus. What I learned in that program gave me...
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  • Scientific Current Event Abstract
    Cara Heenan Since the evolution of modern day medicine and surgical procedures, the re­occurring issue of prescribing babies pain medication has been argued inside and out. Concerned parents and cautious doctors have often butted heads on the topic, but no concrete studies have proven whether pain medication should or should not be given to babies. ​ Before the 1980s, it was not a common practice for babies to be given neuromuscular blocks but no pain relief medication ...
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  • Should College Students Be Tested for Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome?
    The St. Louis Children's Hospital in July will begin offering no-cost, immediate HIV testing to patients ages 15 and older without parental consent, the AP/Joplin Globe reports. Under the program, adolescents who visit the hospital's emergency department will receive written information about HIV testing and be asked privately whether they want to receive an HIV test regardless of the reason for their ED visit. Patients who agree to be tested will be administered an oral HIV test. Results...
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  • newborn assessment - 3595 Words
    INTRODUCTION A newborn baby is Gods gift to every one in the human race.Extrauterine life presents a challenge to the newborn baby.The normal newborn continues to adapt to extrauterine life in the first few weeks after birth,remaining vulnerable to many common problems like airways disorders,infection and hypoglycemia.This necessitates the need for the provision of an environment that is optimal for physiological needs.The mother takes responsibility for this by continuing to develop and...
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  • Infant Reflexes - 341 Words
    Infant Reflexes Rooting Reflex Rooting reflex is present at birth and assists in breastfeeding. However, this reflex will disappear at around four months. An infant will turn his head toward anything that touches his cheeks or mouth. He will search for the objects by turning his head and opening his mouth to follow the ‘root’. This reflex helps the infant search for the breast or bottle to start feeding. Moro Reflex The Moro reflex is present at birth and disappears in about two months...
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  • Antibiotic Resistance and Children - 1223 Words
    Review of Sources American Academy of Pediatrics and American Academy of Family Physicians. (2004). Clinical Guidelines: Diagnosis and Treatment of Otitis Media. Retrieved August 13, 2013 from http://aappolicy.aappublications.org The above source is a filtered source as it was taken from the website of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). It is appropriate to use in nursing clinical practice because it discusses studies done that suggest that watchful waiting is appropriate when...
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  • Principles of Medical Care of Children in Ukraine
    Contents of the topic: The basic principles of medical care for children in Ukraine. 1. Available and free medical care for children. 2. Unified principles of children's services in urban and rural areas. 3. The development of specialization to provide medical care for children. 4. The main method of preventive services for children is medical examination. 5. Stages and continuity of medical care. 6. The introduction of new methods of diagnostics and treatment....
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  • Low Birth Weight in Infants
    Low birth weight and preterm infants in ethnic groups are attributed to “unequal distribution of economic and social resources across the diverse set of racial and ethnic groups. Many of the resources and programs available for prenatal care and infant health are too broad and comprehensive that they are not able to meet the unique needs of each specific racial and ethnic group. In addition, factors such as “sociodemographic characteristics, health care access, maternal health status, and health...
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  • development stages birth to five years
    Birth-to-5 development timeline This is a guide to the milestones in your child’s development from birth to five years old. Use it to see when your child may gain certain skills and learn new things. The ages given are averages and a lot of children will gain one skill earlier than another. 1-4 weeks Loves looking at faces Your new baby will enjoy looking at faces and start to recognise their parents. In their first few weeks, babies like looking at faces. If a face is...
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  • Infants Watching Tv Can Be Harmful
    Infants Watching TV Can Be Harmful My sister-in-law and I have children that are two weeks apart in age. I was visiting with her when her baby boy was 6 weeks old when she started showing me how much her baby liked to watch TV. She had him on a blanket, on his stomach in front of the TV; he was holding his head up and was intensely watching it. I watched as he stared at the TV, he was interested and fixated for a long time. I wondered what it was that he was interested in since he could...
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  • Collaborative Practice - 1214 Words
    Collaborative Practice Collaborative Practice Collaboration is defined by Webster (1988) as working together in some undertaking. The collaboration of many healthcare disciplines is essential to meet the needs of patients in today’s medical arena. As a neonatal intensive care nurse, I see on a daily basis how vital it is for these individual disciplines to link together around a common subject, the patient. This paper will showcase collaborative practice by identifying the healthcare and...
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  • Effectiveness of Traditional Chinese Medicine Versus Western Medicine in Treating Paediatric Eczema - Research Proposal
    Abstract Eczema in paediatrics affects 25% of school going children in Singapore. It is a common skin disorder and the prevalence has increased over the years. Treatment options usually involve the use of corticosteroids in Western Medicine. Researches have shown that the use of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has increased widely in Singapore as an alternate treatment for eczema. The purpose of this pilot study is to evaluate the effectiveness of the two different treatment options,...
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  • Infant Depression - 387 Words
    Infant Depression The evolution of the concept of depression in infancy (0-3 years) is relatively new and follows a path similar to the history of depression in adolescence, then in childhood, and in preschool years. Doctors predict that 1 in every 40 infants is suffering from depression. Depression is the most frequent psychiatric disorder and has long-term, compromising effects on the mother-infant relationship and the child's development. The infant continuously faces a climate of negative...
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  • Term Parm on Essays - 1748 Words
    Neonatology Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) The birth of a baby should be an exciting and joyful time, but sometimes unexpected and serious complications arise, requiring specialized care. The 45 bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit45-bed (NICU) provides the latest diagnostics and treatment options for very small and sick infants. They are: *The region’s most advanced neonatal intensive care unit. *One of the few hospitals in Virginia to offer pediatric heart surgery for congenital heart...
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  • Neonatal Nursing - 1312 Words
     Neonatal Nurse Without neonatal care millions of pre-term infants would not have a fighting chance. Although the schooling and training to become a neonatal nurse can be extensive, it doesn’t have to be. Due to the need for neonatal clinicians many people would choose it for the chance to save an infant’s life, the income or because they just simply want to help. First, the job of a neonatal nurse is extremely important to a pre-term baby’s life....
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  • Developmental Milestone - 631 Words
     3/30/14 Developmental Milestone ECE332 Child Development Instructor Dorisa Ramos-Podoba Cognitive, Social and Emotional development is very crucial in a child's life in the early years. To ensure that social, emotional and education needs are met we need to take important necessary steps. Through out their lives growth and learning is child development. This process starts when they are born and until they die. During child development they go through...
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  • Becoming a Doctor - 511 Words
    Becoming a doctor…well, that is no easy task. Metaphorically, it’s a love or hate situation. Before you decide to enter the field, you need to make sure you have the qualities of being a doctor, which are to be very personable, willing to help other people, passionate, determined, hard worker, and devoted to your job. One thing that immediately eliminates a lot of people from considering this field is the sight of blood. You have to make sure you can be able to see that, in order to even think...
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  • Methodology of the Research Process - 1143 Words
    Methodology of the Research Process Health Care Research Utilization HCS/465 January 26, 2013 Abstract There are studies and research as well as research methods that have been used to conduct research on childhood obesity, and the ways that parents and health care providers can prevent it. The study and studies have been and are conducted on children from infants to age 12. Childhood obesity is a growing concern for pediatricians and parents. There are about 10% of...
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  • Newborn Screening - 337 Words
    Newborn screening has improved lives for thousands of children across America. Newborn screening is a series of tests conducted from a blood sample taken from a newborn within the first few days of life. In New York State, newborns are screened for up to fifty different metabolic, endocrine, and hematologic disorders. This screening process aims to provide early diagnosis and referral for treatment for several genetic diseases. Some of these disorders may be life threatening and severely...
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  • Letter to the president Elizabeth Blackwell
    Dear, Mr. President Many of the days we celebrate over each year are days where society was changed by someones actions. We usually name that day after that person and do a memorial of their achievements, and celebrate their accomplishments. There are several people we acknowledge annually, but there are few that we overlook; If there is anyone in our history that should deserve their own holiday, it would be Elizabeth Blackwell. She stood for equality and the betterment of women in the...
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  • Emily Stowe Biography - 1062 Words
     Emily Stowe was without a doubt an inspirational, motivated feminist determined to make a difference in the lives of women in Canada. She was a key part of the development of our nation, and a true pioneer in the medical and political systems. 2 Emily Howard Jennings was born in Norwich, Ontario on May 1st, 1831 to parents that were strong believers in the importance of receiving proper education: such strong believers, in fact, they actually home schooled their daughters. 1 At only 15,...
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  • Ashley Teschendor1 - 2312 Words
     Ashley Teschendorf English IV Mrs.Bee Outline Thesis Statement: The birth of every child is a complex process. Neonatal nurses have been around for decades to be by a patient’s side during the birth of a newborn child. Neonatal nurses take care of premature babies during the duration of their stay at a hospital. Neonatal nurses can also be categorized as neonatal or pediatric nurses depending on the age group they serve. I: History A: Kennedys baby Patrick’s death....
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  • utilization - 1160 Words
    We are introduced to John Q. John has recently moved to a rural area and acquired a new job. John has high blood pressure and his father just had a heart attack, taking this into consideration he proceeds to find a primary care physician that will accept Medicaid. Though John has a job and works full-time he qualifies for Medicaid due to his low income. John also does not have his own means of transportation so he relies on a friend or public transportation to get around. After making phone...
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  • (2012, 03). Bio 201 Lab 9. centraldomino.com. Retrieved 03, 2012, from Http: //Www.centraldomino.com/Evidence-Based Practice & Applied Nursing Research
    Task Two Cathy Ann Wilson-Bates Western Governors University EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE & APPLIED NURSING RESEARCH EBP 1 Brenda Luther, PhD, RN January 25, 2012 Task Two Introduction: What I have learned about working with children in a chronic healthcare setting like dialysis is that they are resilient beings with the propensity for rapid changes in their medical condition. Children almost always surprise me in their unique description of symptoms and pain. Depending on their...
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  • Cover Letter - 213 Words
    Shemika Claude Moore 3102 Terrace Avenue Slidell, louisiana, 70458 United States 985-502-2640 s.d.claude@hotmail.com October 31, 2013 Touro Hospital New Orleans, LA Dear Sir or Madam: Please accept this letter and my attached resume as application for an RN position with Touro Hospital. I have four years of working as an LPN and two of those years were on the medsurg/oncology unit and nearly two years in the Pediatric Clinic. I am currently working as an RN on the med/surgical...
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  • WESTERN MICHIGAN ESSAY - 1343 Words
     Western Michigan University is one of the top hundred national universities. I stumbled across this university while searching for school that was the best for me. Since then, I have been thoroughly searching and trying to discover new information about this school. I can tell you I am incredibly interested. Western Michigan University has a nationally recognized program for medicine that has been known to challenge its students. I welcome the challenge with open arms and am extremely...
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  • Why I Want to Be a Pediatrician
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