Handbook of Neonatal Intensive Care / Edition 4

Handbook of Neonatal Intensive Care / Edition 4

by Gerald B. Merenstein
     
 

This cornerstone neonatal handbook uniquely provides practical collaborative care of the critically ill neonate. Using a multidisciplinary team approach to care, it presents a combination of physiology and pathophysiology, application of these principles in clinical practice, and psychosocial aspects of care. This edition features new chapters on pain and pain

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This cornerstone neonatal handbook uniquely provides practical collaborative care of the critically ill neonate. Using a multidisciplinary team approach to care, it presents a combination of physiology and pathophysiology, application of these principles in clinical practice, and psychosocial aspects of care. This edition features new chapters on pain and pain relief, and skin and skin care of the neonate.

* Emphasizes clinically applicable content to help busy practitioners quickly find the information they need.
• Covers all aspects of caring for critically ill neonates, metabolic and nutritional care of the neonate, and the disorders most commonly encountered in the ICU.
• Offers a consistent format within each chapter Physiology, Clinical Assessment, Etiology and Prevention, Data Collection and Parent Teaching, Pathophysiology, Etiology, Prevention, Data Collection, Treatment, and Complications to allow the reader to readily locate the information they need.
• Presents drug dosages and side effects in easy-to-read tables.
• Includes parent teaching sections to prepare the professional to educate parents about their child's care.
• Emphasizes important psychosocial aspects of caring for critically ill neonates with supporting clinical care.
• Includes a chapter on drug withdrawal in the neonate to equip the practitioner to care for the neonate exposed in utero to legal or illegal drugs and/or alcohol.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815136965
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
01/28/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
772
Product dimensions:
7.35(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.22(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Table of Contents

EVIDENCE BASED PRACTICE
• Evidence based clinical practice decisions
• SUPPORT OF THE NEONATE
• Prenatal environment: effect on neonatal outcome
• Regionalization and transport in perinatal care
• Delivery room care
• Initial nursery care
• Heat balance
• Physiologic monitoring
• Drug withdrawal in the neonate
• Pharmacology in neonatal care
• Acid-base homeostasis and oxygenation
• Pain and pain relief
• The neonate and the environment: impact on development
• METABOLIC AND NUTRITIONAL CARE OF THE NEONATE
• Fluid and electrolyte management
• Glucose homeostasis
• Enteral nutrition
• Total parenteral nutrition
• Skin and skin care
• Breastfeeding the neonate with special needs
• INFECTION AND HEMATOLOGIC DISEASES OF THE NEONATE
• Newborn hematology
• Jaundice
• Infection in the neonate
• COMMON SYSTEMIC DISEASES OF THE NEONATE
• Respiratory diseases
• Cardiovascular diseases and surgical interventions
• Neonatal nephrology
• Neurologic disorders
• Genetic disorders, malformations, and inborn errors of metabolism
• Neonatal surgery
• PSYCHOSOCIAL ASPECTS OF NEONATAL CARE
• Families in crisis: theoretical and practical considerations
• Grief and perinatal loss
• Ethics in neonatal intensive care

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