Aromatherapy as a Care Intervention
Aromatherapy was implemented at Park Nicollet's Methodist Hospital as a natural, supportive and evidence based intervention in order to increase their patient centered approach and decrease pharmaceutical interventions.Promoting Comfort in Labor: Nurses Implement Use of Acupressure
The High River Hospital Community Maternity Program added accupressure to their wide range of comfort/support skills in caring for women in active labor.Prenatal Shared Decision-Making for Analgesia and Anesthesia in Labor
Spectrum Health Gerber Memorial OB/GYN created a prenatal workflow to improve women’s knowledge of the possible beneficial and harmful effects of epidural anesthesia and explore alternative methods of pain relief.Gerber Memorial Hospital: Team Approach to Epidural Education and Informed Consent
Learn about the team approach to epidural education and informed consent resulted in high rate of nonpharmacologic management at Gerber Memorial Hospital.Vanderbilt University Medical Center Introduces Nitrous Oxide
Learn how Vanderbilt University Medical Center introduced nitrous oxide as a pain management method for labor and delivery.