Category: Maternal & Child Health Nursing

Prenatal Development

Prenatal Development

PRE-EMBRYONIC PERIOD Cell Division Stage The first two weeks after conception is called the preembryonic period. By the fourth day after conception takes place, the fertilized ovum is now called...

Epiglottitis

Epiglottitis

Definition The epiglottis is a flap of tissue covering the opening of the larynx to keep out the food and fluid from entering the respiratory tract. Epiglottitis is the inflammation...

Lead Poisoning

Lead Poisoning

Definition Lead poisoning, also called Plumbism or painter’s colic, is a condition caused by an increased level of heavy metal lead in the body. The heavy metal, lead, is a...