Care of the High Risk Neonate

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780721654782
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 7/1/1979
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 437

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Antenatal and Intrapartum Care of the High-Risk Infant 1
Ch. 2 Resuscitaton of the Newborn Infant 38
Ch. 3 Recognition, Stabilization, and Transport of the High-Risk Newborn 62
Ch. 4 Classification of the Low-Birth-Weight Infant 86
Ch. 5 The Physical Environment 114
Ch. 6 Nutrition and Selected Disorders of the Gastrointestinal Tract 130
Nutrition for the High-risk Infant 130
Selected Disorders of the Gastrointestinal Tract 176
Necrotizing Enterocolitis 182
Ch. 7 Care of the Parents 189
Ch. 8 Nursing Practice in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit 212
Ch. 9 Respiratory Problems 228
Ch. 10 Assisted Ventilation 260
Ch. 11 Problems in Metabolic Adaptation: Glucose, Calcium, and Magnesium 282
Ch. 12 Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia 302
Ch. 13 Neonatal Infections 323
Ch. 14 The Heart 345
Ch. 15 The Kidney 374
Ch. 16 Hematologic Problems 397
Ch. 17 Neurologic Problems 426
Ch. 18 The Outcome of Neonatal Intensive Care 456
Ch. 19 Ethical Issues in the Perinatal Period 464
Appendix A-1 Drugs Used for Emergency and Cardiac Indications in Newborns 471
Appendix A-2 Antibiotic Therapy in the Newborn 473
Appendix A-3 Other Drugs Used in the Newborn 474
Appendix A-4 Drug and Chemical Use During Breastfeeding 478
Appendix B-1 Drug Compatibility 482
Appendix C-1 Blood Chemistry Values in Premature Infants During the First 7 Weeks of Life (Birth Weight 1500-1750 g) 484
Appendix C-2 Other Serum Values 484
Appendix C-3A Plasma-Serum Amino Acids in Premature and Term Newborns ([mu]mol/L) 485
Appendix C-3B Reference Serum Amino Acid Concentrations That Have Been Proposed as Standards for Neonates ([mu]mol/L) 485
Appendix C-4 Normal Hematologic Values 486
Appendix C-5 Hematologic Values in the First Weeks of Life Related to Gestational Maturity 486
Appendix C-6 White Cell and Differential Counts in Premature Infants 487
Appendix C-7 Leukocyte Values and Neutrophil Counts in Term and Premature Infants 488
Appendix D-1 Urine Amino Acids in Normal Newborns ([mu]mol/day) 489
Appendix E-1 Siggaard-Andersen Alignment Nomogram 490
Appendix F-1 Cerebrospinal Fluid Findings in Term and Premature Infants 491
Appendix F-2 Comparison of WBC Counts in Neonates With and Without Meningitis 493
Appendix G-1 Growth Record for Infants 494
Appendix G-2 Head Circumference 495
Appendix G-3 Intrauterine Growth Curves 496
Appendix G-4 The Time of First Void and Stool 497
Appendix G-5 Mean Arterial Blood Pressure by Birth Weight 497
Appendix H-1 Percent Survival by Birth Weight 498
Appendix H-2 Percent Survival by Gestational Age According to the Obstetric Parameters and Physical Component of the Ballard 498
Appendix H-3 Life Table for Age of Death by Birth Weight 499
Appendix I-1 Equipment Found on the Umbilical Catheterization Tray, University Hospitals, Cleveland, Ohio 499
Appendix I-2 Umbilical Vessel Catheterization 500
Appendix I-3 Endotracheal Tubes 504
Appendix J-1 Conversion of Pounds and Ounces to Grams 504
Appendix J-2 Conversion Table to Standard International (SI) Units 505
Appendix J-3 Conversion Tables 507
Appendix K-1 Recommendations for Hepatitis B Vaccination in Infants 508
Index 511
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