This assignment is for a nursing course in maternal newborn or otherwise known as OBGYN. So, medical terms should be used.
This is an “Education/Teaching Project” and the topic is “Maternal and Newborn Infections“. So, the format must be with the intention to educate a patient. Discuss the top 5 most common maternal/neonatal infections, one being Chorioamnionitis, you will then focus on chorioamnionitis for the remainder of the paper. A short power point presentation must also be presented; no more than 6 slides is needed. The following topics must be reviewed but not limited to only this if valuable information is found:
— What are the top 5 infections that occur to maternal and neonatal patients?
— What signs and symptoms will present on the patients?
— How do we treat the mother and the newborn? what medications? What diagnostic test? Etc..
— What nursing consideration should be taken with mother and baby after treatment? (EX: does the medication cause any side effects or are there risks to watch for with this infection; Dehydration, risk for falls, etc..)
— What patient discharge teaching would we educate the patients with?
Reputable resources must be used. The textbook is Maternal-Newborn Nursing: The critical components of nursing By: Durham, R.F & Chapman, L.
Also, the assignment must be 2-3 pages long and APA format.
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