International Journal of
Nursing and Midwifery

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Nurs. Midwifery
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2456
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJNM
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 213

Table of Content: November 2012; 4(5)

November 2012

Global warming: Implications for nursing

The environment plays a significant part in human development, human health and diseases. Over the years, the environment has been progressively harsh, due to global warming (GW). The increase in the production of green house gases has resulted in enhanced greenhouse effect which has also resulted in changing epidemiological pattern of diseases. Nursing, being a responsive profession is not Immuned to the effects of...

Author(s): Ojewale, Lucia Yetunde and Oyetunde, Modupe Olusola

November 2012

Maternal seafood consumption in highly educated women is reduced in pregnancy: A pilot study

Oily fish is a unique natural source to vitamin D and marine n-3 fatty acids. The aim of the present study was to investigate from where pregnant women get dietary advices and whether they eat seafood during pregnancy or not. A self-selected convenience sample (n = 43) of highly educated women responded to a self-administrated web based questionnaire. The women reduced their intake of both lean (p < 0.013) and oily...

Author(s): Marian K. Malde, Anita R. Alvheim, Linn Anne B. Brunborg and Ingvild E. Graff