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TOPIC Applying standardized nursing language in public health nursing practice. PURPOSE To develop a charting format to document public health nursing practice based on standardized nursing language. SOURCES Literature review of documentation systems for public health nursing practice. CONCLUSIONS A task force of public health nurses developed a(More)
BACKGROUND Antepartum anti-viral therapy (AVT) is often administered to prevent perinatal transmission of hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection. Little is known about the effect of AVT on post-partum flare rates and severity. AIM To examine whether extending AVT beyond birth influences the post-partum course. METHODS One hundred and one pregnancies in 91(More)
Juvenile myoclonic epilepsy (JME), the most common genetic epilepsy, remains enigmatic because it is considered one disease instead of several diseases. We ascertained three large multigenerational/multiplex JME pedigrees from Honduras with differing JME subsyndromes, including Childhood Absence Epilepsy evolving to JME (CAE/JME; pedigree 1), JME with(More)
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