Praise for the first edition:
‘This well structured, comprehensive book was written by [doctors and] nurses for nursing and midwifery students as well as practisingneonatal nurses... Easy to read and well illustrated... I would recommend this book whole heartedly... a valuable addition to any neonatal unit and healthcare library.’—Journal of Neonatal Nursing
‘This comprehensive text covers all aspects of neonatal nursing... Research–based, Nursing the Neonate includes references to the most up–to–date research and practice... Would make an excellent resource book for health professionals within this specialty.’ —New Zealand College of Midwives Journal
Written by a multidisciplinary team of medical and nursing experts, this fully updated second edition provides evidence-based coverage of all frequently seen neonatal conditions. Divided into chapters based on body-systems, each section includes discussion of relevant embryology, anatomy and physiology.
Designed for real-life practice in the ward, each chapter includes clear guidelines for procedure and discussion of best practice. Case studies are used throughout to aid discussion of specific equipment, conditions, and situations.
An essential resource for neonatal nursing and midwifery students, as well as practicing neonatal nurses, this acclaimed text may also be of use to junior doctors beginning neonatology.
- Evidence-based theory clearly linked to application in the ward with case studies throughout
- Procedure and equipment guidelines included, with specific recommendations for practice
- Accessible format designed for easy reading and reference
- Highly illustrated with relevant diagrams and pictures