Nurse-Lactation (CLA) Articles (27)
Hemorrhagic disease of the newborn is a life-threatening condition that is caused due to insufficient vitamin K levels i ...
Viral hepatitis is a form of hepatitis that can be acute or chronic. It has various presentations and different outcomes ...
Baby bottle syndrome, now known as early childhood caries (ECC), is defined as the presence of 1 or more decayed teeth o ...
Neonatal jaundice is yellowish discoloration of the skin, conjunctiva, and sclera due to elevated serum or plasma biliru ...
Rickets is a condition characterized by a defect in mineralization of the epiphyseal plates. Rickets could be inherited ...
Nurse-Lactation (CLA) Activities
|Acute Mastitis||Mastitis can be broken down into lactational and non-lactational causes. While non-lactational causes of mastitis are less common, lactational mastiti ... Read the Article||1.25||8||Activity Info|
|Antiemetic Histamine H1 Receptor Blockers||First-generation antihistamines have several indications that primarily include nausea and vomiting secondary to motion sickness and vertigo, but seco ... Read the Article||1||5||Activity Info|
|Atrioventricular Canal Defects||Atrioventricular canal defects comprise a spectrum of defects such as exclusive ventricular or atrial defects, septal defects, atrioventricular anomal ... Read the Article||1||7||Activity Info|
|Baby Bottle Syndrome||Baby bottle syndrome, now known as early childhood caries (ECC), is defined as the presence of 1 or more decayed teeth or missing teeth (resulting fro ... Read the Article||1||4||Activity Info|
|Breast Milk Jaundice||Breast milk jaundice is a type of jaundice that occurs in neonates due to breastfeeding. It happens within the first week of life due to the abnormal ... Read the Article||1.25||11||Activity Info|
|Brief Resolved Unexplained Event||In 2016, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommended replacing the term apparent life-threatening event (ALTE) with brief resolved unexplained even ... Read the Article||1||6||Activity Info|
|Cleft Palate||Cleft palate is a developmental defect in the hard palate that results in a communication between the oral and nasal cavities resulting in nasal reflu ... Read the Article||1.25||8||Activity Info|
|Copper Toxicity||Copper metabolism plays an important role in physiologic homeostasis. Copper toxicity, however, induces several pathologic processes that are detrimen ... Read the Article||1||4||Activity Info|
|Feeding Disability In Children||Feeding disability in children is an inadequacy of food intake that results in poor weight gain, failure to thrive, and/or delayed milestones. This ac ... Read the Article||1||6||Activity Info|
|Galactose 1 Phosphate Uridyltransferase Deficiency||Galactosemia is an inborn error of metabolism due to impaired degradation of galactose. If not recognized and treated promptly, affected infants may d ... Read the Article||1.25||13||Activity Info|
|Hand Hygiene||Handwashing practices in the patient care setting began in the early 19th century. The practice evolved over the years with evidential proof of its va ... Read the Article||1||4||Activity Info|
|Hemorrhagic Disease Of Newborn||Hemorrhagic disease of the newborn is a life-threatening condition that is caused due to insufficient vitamin K levels in the newborns as a result of ... Read the Article||1||6||Activity Info|
|HIV In Pregnancy||Several thousand HIV positive pregnant women give birth in the US annually. With proper management, these women can achieve viral suppression to undet ... Read the Article||1.25||7||Activity Info|
|Infant Nutrition Requirements and Options||Infancy is a period of rapid growth second only to the fetal period, with a pressing need to optimize nutrition to ensure adequate growth and organ de ... Read the Article||1.25||9||Activity Info|
|Inverted Nipple||An inverted nipple is a condition with a prevalence of 10%-20% in the general population. Though not life-threatening, it is psychologically and physi ... Read the Article||1||7||Activity Info|
|Lactose Intolerance||Lactose intolerance is a clinical syndrome that manifests with characteristic signs and symptoms upon the consumption of food substances containing la ... Read the Article||1||7||Activity Info|
|Neonatal Hypoglycemia||Hypoglycemia is the most common metabolic disturbance occurring in the neonatal period. Screening at-risk infants and the management of low blood gluc ... Read the Article||1||2||Activity Info|
|Neonatal Jaundice||Neonatal jaundice is yellowish discoloration of the skin, conjunctiva, and sclera due to elevated serum or plasma bilirubin in the newborn period. Neo ... Read the Article||1.25||7||Activity Info|
|Oxytocin||Oxytocin is indicated and approved by the FDA for two specific time frames in the obstetric world: antepartum and postpartum. In the antepartum period ... Read the Article||1||4||Activity Info|
|Perinatal Drug Abuse And Neonatal Drug Withdrawal||Drug abuse and addiction have significantly increased over the last few decades; specifically, opioid abuse and dependence have increased to epidemic ... Read the Article||1||4||Activity Info|
|Postpartum Blues||Postpartum “blues” is defined as low mood and mild depressive symptoms that are transient and self-limited and are extremely common in the perinatal p ... Read the Article||1.25||8||Activity Info|
|Postpartum Care Of The New Mother||The postpartum period begins soon after the delivery of the baby and usually lasts six to eight weeks and ends when the mother’s body has nearly retur ... Read the Article||1||4||Activity Info|
|Pregnancy||Globally, there are more than 200 million pregnancies each year. Of these pregnancies, more than 40% are unintended. Unintended does not imply unwante ... Read the Article||1.75||20||Activity Info|
|Protein Intolerance||Protein intolerance is a disorder that is the result of an adverse effect of the ingestion of food proteins. It is caused by various mechanisms and is ... Read the Article||1||5||Activity Info|
|Rickets||Rickets is a condition characterized by a defect in mineralization of the epiphyseal plates. Rickets could be inherited or acquired. The acquired rick ... Read the Article||1.25||10||Activity Info|
|Viral Hepatitis||Viral hepatitis is a form of hepatitis that can be acute or chronic. It has various presentations and different outcomes, depending on the specific ca ... Read the Article||1||7||Activity Info|
|Vitamin D Deficiency||Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin used by the body for normal bone development and maintenance by increasing the absorption of calcium, magnesium, an ... Read the Article||1.25||11||Activity Info|
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