Assessment and Care of the Well Newborn / Edition 1

Assessment and Care of the Well Newborn / Edition 1

by Patti J. Thureen, Jacinto Hernandez, Patricia O'Neill, Jane Deacon
     
 

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:
9780721661421
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
12/14/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
456
Product dimensions:
7.26(w) x 10.12(h) x 0.55(d)

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Table of Contents

OBSTETRIC CONSIDERATIONS IN THE MANAGEMENT OF THE WELL NEWBORN · Maternal Factors Affecting the Newborn · Fetal Assessment, Labor and Delivery · DELIVERY ROOM MANAGEMENT · Resuscitation of the Newborn Infant · Recognition and Management of Other Emergencies at Delivery · EVALUATION AND CARE OF THE NEWBORN INFANT DURING THE TRANSITIONAL PERIOD AND BEYOND · Adaptation to Extrauterine Life and Management During Transition · Abnormal Transition · Physical Assessment of the Newborn · POST TRANSITION CARE · Feeding the Newborn · Routine Care · Abnormal Physical Findings · Genetic Screening · Circumcision · Immunizations · Legal Issues · COMMON PROBLEMS OF THE TERM NEWBORN · Neonatal Jaundice · Plethora and Pallor · Infant of Diabetic Mother and Large for Gestational Age (LGA) Infant · Small for Gestational Age (SGA) Infant · Perinatal Drug Exposure · MANAGEMENT OF THE INFANT AT RISK FOR PERINATAL INFECTIONS · Bacterial Infections · Viral Infections · Isolation Procedures · DISCHARGE PLANNING AND FOLLOW-UP CARE · Parental Preparation · Medical Evaluation for Discharge · Post Discharge Care · APPENDICES · Parent Advice Sheets for Newborn Care · Physical Care · Feeding · Elimination Patterns and Diapers · Infant Behavior · Recognizing Illness · Safety and Environment · Medication and Breastfeeding · Normal Laboratory Value and Conversion Guides · Standard Normal Newborn Orders · Commonly Used Abbreviations in Obstetric and Neonatalogy

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