Handbook of Neonatal Intensive Care / Edition 3

Handbook of Neonatal Intensive Care / Edition 3

by Gerald B. Merenstein
     
 

ISBN-10: 080166702X

ISBN-13: 9780801667022

Pub. Date: 04/28/1993

Publisher: Mosby, Incorporated

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

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801667022
Publisher:
Mosby, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/28/1993
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
688
Product dimensions:
7.52(w) x 9.24(h) x 1.09(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

IEvidence-Based Practice
1Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Decisions1
IISupport of the Neonate
2Prenatal Environment: Effect on Neonatal Outcome9
3Regionalization and Transport in Perinatal Care31
4Delivery Room Care46
5Initial Nursery Care70
6Heat Balance102
7Physiologic Monitoring117
8Diagnostic Imaging in the Neonate132
9Pharmacology in Neonatal Care148
10Drug Withdrawal in the Neonate163
11Acid-Base Homeostasis and Oxygenation179
12Pain and Pain Relief191
13The Neonate and the Environment: Impact on Development219
IIIMetabolic and Nutritional Care of the Neonate
14Fluid and Electrolyte Management283
15Glucose Homeostasis298
16Enteral Nutrition314
17Total Parenteral Nutrition341
18Skin and Skin Care358
19Breastfeeding the Neonate With Special Needs376
IVInfection and Hematologic Diseases of the Neonate
20Newborn Hematology419
21Jaundice443
22Infection in the Neonate462
VCommon Systemic Diseases of the Neonate
23Respiratory Diseases485
24Cardiovascular Disease and Surgical Interventions576
25Neonatal Nephrology609
26Neurologic Disorders644
27Genetic Disorders, Malformations, and Inborn Errors of Metabolism679
28Neonatal Surgery702
VIPsychosocial Aspects of Neonatal Care
29Families in Crisis: Theoretical and Practical Considerations725
30Grief and Perinatal Loss754
31Follow-up of the NICU Infant787
32Ethics in Neonatal Intensive Care801

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