Preterm Labor Treatment

A 5 page paper discussing preterm labor. Preterm labor and births still account for more than 75 percent of infant morbidity. Despite more than four decades of research, medical scientists have not been able to reduce the rate of preterm labor. Technological advances, have, however, increased the survival rate of premature infants. This essay discusses treatment interventions for preterm labor and concludes with the importance of the OB nurse who provides TLC to the patient. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

Schiavo Case/Nursing Perspective

A 10 page research paper that examines the case of Terri Schiavo, has been in vegetative state since a sudden heart attack in 1990 at the age of 26. Michael Schiavo, her husband, has been trying to have Terry's feeding tube removed, which would allow her to die. Blocking this action are Terri's parents, Robert and Mary Schindler. The ethical dilemmas involved are explored from a nursing point of view. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

Integrating Nursing Theory into Practice

A 20 page paper discussing reflections of a nurse working in bone marrow transplant. The paper discusses the qualities that are unique to this department and to the patients within it, and relates several nursing theories to the area. Those of Neuman, King and Rogers are seen as being most applicable and useful here. The nurse as compassionate educator holds a position that can be a source of encouragement for these patients dealing with sudden, unexpected and unwanted surprises in their lives. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome

A 3 page paper that explains and discusses what this syndrome is and what nurses need to be aware of. The paper also reports what nurses need to do when they have and NMS patient. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Nursing/Client Relations and Issues

This 8 page research paper offers brief answers to a variety of issues encompassed by 12 topics, which range from concerns over a mammogram to the nature of an ERS test. Additional topics addressed include deep venous thrombosis, antiphospholipid syndrome, and tissue ischemia, among others. Bibliography lists 14 sources.

Pediatric AIDS and the Role of the Nurse

This 10 page paper provides an overview of the issue of pediatric AIDS, or acquired immune deficiency syndrome. This paper specifically considers the role of the nurse. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Guillain-Barre Syndrome: A Case Study and Nursing Interventions

This 10 page paper provides an overview of a case of an individual who developed Guillain-Barre Syndrome following a gastrointestinal infection. This paper provides an overview of the case history and determining factors as well as the care plan and case management perspectives. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

Case Study/10-Year-Old Disabled Child

A 5 page nursing case study that concerns the situation of "Tommy," a 10-year-old permanently disable child who suffers from multiple handicaps caused by Shaken Baby Syndrome. The writer addresses Tommy's needs but also focuses on the needs of Tommy's extended dysfunctional family. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Intervention in Pre and Post Natal Care

This 16 page paper considers the way that intervention nursing in the community may be used to reduce the infant mortality rate and increase birth weights of new born babies in African American families. The paper considers the background and explains how home visits need to be instigated so that they do add value to the medical processes and increase the medical provision in tangible terms. The bibliography cites 25 sources.

Nursing Interventions for Medication Compliance foe Children with HIV/AIDS

This 8 page report discusses the fact that during the past several years, in addition to infants and young children with early disease manifestations (some of whom are surviving longer), an increasing number of older children and adolescents have been identified with late-onset perinatally acquired HIV infection. Caring for such children is often directly related to how well they are able to comply with their medication regimen. This report looks at several considerations regarding nursing interventions related to medication compliance for children and adolescents with HIV/AIDS. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

Ethics and Screening for Down's Syndrome

This 3 page research paper outlines ethical issues pertaining to family nurse practitioner practice. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Munchausen by Proxy Syndrome

A 10 page research paper that offers an overview of Munchausen by Proxy Syndrome. The paper defines the disorder; describes its history and incidence statistics; research; implications/impacts on health; psychological and social implications; treatment; and the role of nurses and nurse practitioners in management, concluding with a section that addresses the feeling of the NP on the topic. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

CHD/Rationale for Health Promotion

An 8 page research paper that discusses the prevalence of coronary heart disease (CHD) in the US. CHD results in an average of 500,000 deaths per year in the US alone (Link and Tanner, 2001). The following examination of CHD looks at its prevalence and incidence from a demographically perspective; its causation and risk factors; and creates a health promotion rationale for nursing. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

Case Scenario and Ethics

A 4 page research paper/essay that discusses if it is ethical for a nurse to alleviate pain even if this hastens death in a terminally ill patient. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Sharing Grief

A 5 page essay/research paper that offers a student nurse a template for describing his/her personal experiences with death and loss and applying this understanding to nursing practice. Bibliography lists 2 sources.