Merenstein & Gardner's Handbook of Neonatal Intensive Care / Edition 7by Sandra Lee Gardner, Brian Carter, Jacinto A. Hernandez, Mary I Enzman-Hines
Pub. Date: 04/01/2010
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Merenstein & Gardner’s Handbook of Neonatal Intensive Care, 8th Edition, is the leading resource for collaborative, interprofessional critical care of newborns. Co-authored by physicians and nurses, it offers concise, comprehensive coverage with a unique multidisciplinary approach and real-world perspective that make it an essential guide for both/b>
Merenstein & Gardner’s Handbook of Neonatal Intensive Care, 8th Edition, is the leading resource for collaborative, interprofessional critical care of newborns. Co-authored by physicians and nurses, it offers concise, comprehensive coverage with a unique multidisciplinary approach and real-world perspective that make it an essential guide for both neonatal nurses and physicians. The 8th edition features the latest neonatal research, evidence, clinical guidelines, and practice recommendations all in a practical quick-reference format for easy retrieval and review of key information.
- UNIQUE! Multidisciplinary author and contributor team consists of two physicians and two nurses, with each chapter written and reviewed by a physician-nurse team to ensure that information mirrors current, real-world practice in a neonatal intensive care unit.
- Critical Findings boxes and tables outline symptoms and diagnostic findings that require immediate attention, helping you prioritize assessment data and steps in initial care.
- UNIQUE! Clinical content highlighted in color allows you to quickly scan for information that directly affects patient care.
- UNIQUE! Parent Teaching boxes highlight relevant information to share with a patient’s caregivers.
- Clinical images, graphs, and algorithms illustrate clinically relevant concepts in neonatal intensive care.
- Streamlined references include only the most current or classic sources.
- NEW! Coverage of the latest neonatal research, evidence, clinical guidelines, and practice recommendations addresses topics such as: women with chronic illnesses becoming pregnant; maternal obesity; hypotension and shock in premature infants; pain and sedation; dedicated feeding sets vs. IVs for safety; MRSA; pediatric stroke; autism screening; discharge coordination; and more.
- NEW! The latest AAP recommendations and guidelines for hypoglycemia, jaundice, herpes, respiratory syncytial virus, and neonatal transport team composition.
- EXPANDED! Revised Evidence-Based Clinical Practice chapter focuses on evidence-based practice and quality improvement and the role of qualitative research in EBP.
- EXPANDED! Updated Infection in the Neonate chapter features new GBS guidelines and CRP research.
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Table of ContentsUnit One: Evidence-Based Practice
1.Evidence-Based Clinical Practice
Unit Two: Support of the Neonate
2.Prenatal Environment: Effect on Neonatal Outcome
3.Perinatal Transport and Levels of Care
4.Delivery Room Care
5.Initial Nursery Care
8.Acid-Base Homeostasis and Oxygenation
9.Diagnostic Imaging in the Neonate
10.Pharmacology in Neonatal Care
11.Drug Withdrawal in the Neonate
12.Pain and Pain Relief
13.The Neonate and the Environment: Impact on Development
Unit Three: Metabolic and Nutritional Care of the Neonate
14.Fluid and Electrolyte Management
16.Total Parenteral Nutrition
18.Breast Feeding the Neonate with Special Needs
19.Skin and Skin Care
Unit Four: Infection and Hematologic Diseases of the Neonate
22.Infection in the Neonate
Unit Five: Common Systemic Diseases of the Neonate
24.Cardiovascular Diseases and Surgical Interventions
27.Genetic Disorders, Malformations, and Inborn Errors of Metabolism
Unit Six: Psychosocial Aspects of Neonatal Care
29.Families in Crisis: Theoretical and Practical Considerations
30.Grief and Perinatal Loss
31.Discharge Planning and Follow-Up of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Infant
32.Ethics, Values, and Palliative Care in Neonatal Intensive Care
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