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American Academy of Pediatrics
Textbook of Neonatal Resuscitation / Edition 7

Textbook of Neonatal Resuscitation / Edition 7

by American Academy of PediatricsAmerican Academy of Pediatrics


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New 7th Edition!
Powerful resource for interactive, simulation-based teaching and learning!

The Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) is an educational program jointly sponsored by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American Heart Association (AHA). The course is designed to teach an evidence-based approach to resuscitation of the newborn to hospital staff who care for newborns at the time of delivery.

New in the 7th edition!
  • Text updated to reflect the 2015 AAP/AHA Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care of the Neonate
  • Two new chapters added covering post-resuscitation care and preparing for resuscitation
  • 140+ new full-color photographs replacing most line drawings

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781610020244
Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics
Publication date: 05/01/2016
Series: Nrp
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 313
Sales rank: 67,725
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Associate editor: Jeanette Zaichkin, RN, MN, NNP-BC
Jeanette Zaichkin has been a neonatal nurse for more than 30 years. She graduated from Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, WA, and received her master's degree from the University of Washington. Jeanette has worked as a staff nurse, clinical nurse specialist, manager, and neonatal outreach coordinator in a variety of settings, including community hospitals and major medical centers. She has numerous publications and has served as a consultant and editor for the American Academy of Pediatrics Neonatal Resuscitation Program since 1998. Jeanette leads Positive Pressure, her business enterprise that provides consultation and program development for neonatal resuscitation, simulation and debriefing, and instructor development.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
    Book Info
    Page vii
    Page xi
    Neonatal Resuscitation Program Provider Course Overview
    Page 1
    Lesson 1. Foundations of Neonatal Resuscitation
    Page 17
    Lesson 2. Preparing for Resuscitation
    Page 33
    Lesson 3. Initial Steps of Newborn Care
    Page 65
    Lesson 4. Positive-Pressure Ventilation
    Page 115
    Lesson 5. Alternative Airways: Endotracheal Tubes and Laryngeal Masks
    Page 163
    Lesson 6. Chest Compressions
    Page 183
    Lesson 7. Medications
    Page 213
    Lesson 8. Post-resuscitation Care
    Page 225
    Lesson 9. Resuscitation and Stabilization of Babies Born Preterm
    Page 243
    Lesson 10. Special Considerations
    Page 265
    Lesson 11. Ethics and Care at the End of Life
    Page 277
        Page 279
        Part 13: Neonatal Resuscitation 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines Update for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (Reprint)
    Page 305


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