Leifer Chapter 1

  1. Father of Obstetrics´╗┐
  2. Puerperium
    The period of 42 days following childbirth and expulsion of the placenta and membranes.The generative organs usually return to normal during this time.
  3. H.I.P.A.A
    Health Information Portability & Accountability Act
  4. The care of children and the treatment of their diseases
  5. ___ provided care for poor pregnant women that was the seed for development of today's Planned Parent hood programs
    Margaret Sanger
  6. ___ established pediatric nursing as a medical speciality
    Abraham Jacobi
  7. ___ introduced podalic version to deliver the second twin
  8. ___ applied antiseptic principles to surgical practice
    Joseph Lister
  9. ___ wrote the first american text book on obstetrics for midwives
    Samuel Bard
  10. ___ wrote a paper about the contagiousness of puerperla fever, thus initating the germ theory of disease.
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
  11. ___helped establish the Childrens' Bureau, leading to birth registration & school lunch program
    Lillian Wald
  12. ___associated unwashed hands of medical students following dissection of cadavers & puerperal fever
    Ignaz Semmelweis
  13. The difference between the expected outcome & outcome achieved
  14. A health organization that contracts with providers for services at a discount for its members
    PPO - Preffered Provider Organization
  15. An organization that offers health services for a fixed premium
    HMO - Health maintenance Organization
  16. Providing the means by which families accept and maintain control over their members' health care
  17. Medicare system that determines payment for a hospital stay based on the patient's diagnosis
    Diagnosis Related Group (DRG)
  18. Study of functions of all of the genes in the human body
  19. Fetal & Neonatal deaths / 1000 live births per year
    Perinatal Mortality Rate
  20. Number of Deaths of infants < age 28 days / 1000 live birth per year
    Neonatal Mortality Rate
  21. Number of Birth / 1000 women ages 15-44 years in a given population.
    Fertility Rate
  22. Number of Live Birth / 1000 population in 1 Year
    Birth Rate
  23. ___ confirmed that puerperal fever was caused by bacteria
    Louis Pasteur
  24. Who recommend instilling 2% silver nitrate into the eyes of newborn to prevent blindness caused by gonorrhea.
    Karl Crede
  25. A physician who treats women during pregnancy and parturition and delivers infants
Card Set
Leifer Chapter 1
The Past, Present & Future