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Care of the Newborn

A Handbook for Primary Care



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Care of the Newborn: A Handbook for Primary Care
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This handbook is a comprehensive, concise, and accessible guide to the care of newborn infants, both healthy and ill. It provides the essential core of practical knowledge that paediatricians, family practitioners, residents, neonatal nurse practitioners, and medical students need to deliver optimal care to all neonates. The book can be easily read during a one-month neonatal rotation and used for quick reference. Normal newborn care, neonatal disease processes, and neonatal procedures are discussed and illustrated in a straightforward manner. The appendix provides a newborn formulary. The book also includes a chapter on caring for the family mourning a perinatal loss

Table of Contents

Care of the Normal Newborn and Family ... 1 Mitchell A. Harris and Mary R. Ciccarelli Resuscitation ... 6 David W. Boyle and William A. Engle Physical Examination of the Newborn ... 23 Caroline Rose Paul and Mitchell A. Harris Assessment of Gestational Age ... 35 Julia Foster Thermoregulation ... 43 Vicki Powell-Tippit Infant Nutrition ... 47 Brenda B. Poindexter Common Metabolic Problems: Hypoglycemia, Hyperglycemia, and Hypocalcemia ... 55 Scott C. Denne Jaundice ... 60 Jo Ann E. Matory Nonsurgical Causes of Respiratory Distress ... 73 William A. Engle, Michael Stone Trautman, and Kimberly E. Applegate Surgically Correctable Causes of Respiratory Distress ... 93 Alan P. Ladd and Jay L. Grosfeld Oxygen: Use and Monitoring ... 108 Matthew E. Abrams and Neal Simon Apnea ... 125 Jo Ann E. Matory Infectious Diseases ... 131 David E. Hertz Congenital Heart Disease in the Neonate ... 148 Anne G. Farrell and Randall L. Caldwell Fluid and Electrolyte Management ... 165 Vicki Powell-Tippit Neonatal Neurology ... 173 Deborah K. Sokol and Gregory M. Sokol Necrotizing Enterocolitis ... 182 Michael Stone Trautman, Diane Estella Lorant, and William A. Engle Abdominal Surgical Emergencies ... 188 Scott A. Engum and Jay L. Grosfeld Hematologic Disorders ... 197 Mark Lawrence Edwards and Mervin C. Yoder Stabilization and Preparation of the Infant for Transport ... 207 Vicki Powell-Tippit Caring for the Family Mourning a Perinatal Death ... 213 Maureen Shea and James A. Lemons Appendix: Newborn Formulary ... 219 William F. Buss Index ... 229
Release date NZ
April 1st, 2005
Edited by David E. Hertz
Country of Publication
United States
Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
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