Category: Maternal & Child Health Nursing

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Ovarian Cancer

Is a common gynecologic malignancy that carries a high mortality because it is not usually diagnosed until well advanced. Its exact cause is unknown, about 10% of cases are associated...

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Cervical Cancer

Is a common gynecologic malignancy. Most commonly occurs in women age 35 to 55. Major risk factors include early sexual activity, multiple sexual partners, and history of sexually transmitted diseases...

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Oligohydramnios

Severe reduction of amniotic fluid volume (typically less than 500 ml at term); highly concentrated urine. Possibility of prolonged, dysfunctional labor (usually beginning before term). Fetal risk: renal anomalies, pulmonary...

Placenta Previa

Placenta Previa

Placenta Previa is the development of the placenta in the lower uterine segment, partially or completely covering the internal cervical os. Types of Placenta Previa: Complete or Total Placenta Previa...