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abortion
any pregnancy loss before 20 weeks' gestation.
childhood mortality
death of a child under 5 years of age
community health nurse
provide education and health promotion outside the hospital setting, directly to the public
community-based nursing
delivery of nursing care in the community
error of omission
treatment or an assessment by a nurse that is not performed
family-centered care
set of principles that guide health-care delivery according to the strengths and needs of the person, family, and community, promoting involvement of the family in informed decision making
female genital mutilation and cutting (FGM/C)
removal of all or part of the external female genitalia for nonmedical reasons
fetal mortality
intrauterine demise of the fetus at any gestational age
infant mortality
death of an infant before their first birthday
maternal mortality
death of a person while pregnant or within 42 days of birth or termination of pregnancy that was not accidental
maternal-fetal conflict
when maternal interests and fetal interests are incompatible
risk management
identifying risk factors by analyzing processes and procedures and implementing programs to address risk and prevent patient harm
stem cells
undifferentiated cells that can renew themselves and develop into different types of cells
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