Care Of The Sick Neonate

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This quick reference book for the neonatal nurse practitioner covers Prenatal and Labor and Delivery, Delivery Room Management, and Neonatal Management, including NICU admission and common problems organized by body system. Most common neonatal diseases, health management strategies and interventions, and mathematical calculations are addressed. The information is presented in a succinct, user-friendly outline format, with additional resources at the end of each chapter. Appendices include AAP immunization guidelines and weight and temperature conversion charts.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780781734967
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Health
  • Publication date: 4/21/2003
  • Edition description: SPIRAL
  • Pages: 306
  • Sales rank: 973,702
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.64 (d)

Table of Contents

Section I: Labor and Delivery
Chapter 1: Antenatal Testing, 2
Chapter 2: Intrapartum, 15
Chapter 3: High-Risk Pregnancies and Deliveries, 25

Section II: Delivery Room Management
Chapter 4: Delivery Room Environment, 40
Chapter 5: Delivery Room Resuscitation, 43

Section III: Neonatal Management
Chapter 6: Admission and Discharge, 50
Chapter 7: Fluid & Electrolytes, 53
Chapter 8: Nutrition, 64
Chapter 9: Drug Infusion Calculations and Procedures, 72
Chapter 10: Infectious Diseases, 85
Chapter 11: Hematology, 103
Chapter 12: Hepatic Diseases and Hyperbilirubinemia, 127
Chapter 13: Respiratory Disorders, 137
Chapter 14: Cardiovascular Disorders, 161
Chapter 15: Neurologic and Musculoskeletal Disorders, 174
Chapter 16: Gastrointestinal Disorders, 197
Chapter 17: Genitourinary and Renal Disorders, 212
Chapter 18: Metabolic and Endocrine Disorders, 227
Chapter 19: Dysmorphism, 241
Chapter 20: Skin and Mucous Membrane Lesions, 255
Chapter 21: Eyes and Ears, 266

Appendix A "Pounds/Ounces to Grams Conversion Table", 273
Appendix B "Fahrenheit to Centigrade Conversion Table", 274
Appendix C "Recommended Childhood Immunization Schedule,
United State, 2002", 275

Index, 277

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