Assessment and Care of the Well Newborn / Edition 2

Assessment and Care of the Well Newborn / Edition 2

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by Patti J. Thureen, Daniel Hall, Jane Deacon, Jacinto A. Hernandez
     
 

ISBN-10: 0721603939

ISBN-13: 9780721603933

Pub. Date: 05/25/2004

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Written and reviewed by both physicians and nurses, this resource uses a multidisciplinary approach to cover all aspects of care for the full-term, well newborn. Its highly accessible, outline format provides detailed guidance on assessment, delivery room management, transition and post-transition care, and commonly seen problems. Readers will find valuable

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Written and reviewed by both physicians and nurses, this resource uses a multidisciplinary approach to cover all aspects of care for the full-term, well newborn. Its highly accessible, outline format provides detailed guidance on assessment, delivery room management, transition and post-transition care, and commonly seen problems. Readers will find valuable guidance on the assessment of infections, nursery protocols, standardized physician standing orders, common drugs and their effect on breastfeeding, and much more. Abundant photographs and sketches illustrate various aspects of assessment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721603933
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
05/25/2004
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
432
Sales rank:
387,385
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Sect. 1Obstetric considerations in the management of the well newborn
1Maternal factors affecting the newborn3
2Fetal assessment, labor, and delivery27
Sect. 2Delivery room management
3Resuscitation of the newborn infant43
4Recognition and management of neonatal emergencies57
Sect. 3Evaluation and care of the newborn infant during the transitional period and beyond
5Adaptation to extrauterine life and management during normal and abnormal transition83
6Birth injuries110
7Physical assessment of the newborn119
Sect. 4Post-transition care
8Feeding the newborn175
9Routine care198
10Genetic screening206
11Circumcision219
12Immunizations230
13Legal issues237
Sect. 5Warning sings of common problems of the well newborn
14Neonatal jaundice245
15Plethora and pallor255
16Approach to the infant at risk for hypoglycemia261
17The large-for-gestational-age and the small-for-gestational-age infant267
18Perinatal drug exposure279
Sect. 6Management of the infant at risk for perinatal infections
19Bacterial infections295
20Viral infections318
21Isolation procedure341
Sect. 7Discharge planning and follow-up care
22Parental preparation349
23Discharge assessment358
24Postdischarge care368
App. AParental advice guidelines for newborn care370
App. BMedications and breast-feeding378
App. CNormal laboratory values and conversion guides384
App. DStandard normal newborn orders390
App. EParent education and postdischarge care forms391

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