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Examination of the Newborn An Evidence Based Guide

ISBN-10: 1405197749

ISBN-13: 9781405197748

Edition: 2011

Authors: Anne Lomax

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Examination of the Newborn: An Evidence Based Guide is a practical and comprehensive guide for practitioners to enable them to undertake physical examination of neonates safely and competently. Incorporating the current UK Screening Committee NIPE Standards and Competencies, this book brings into focus what 'good practice' should look like against current national standards. A valuable resource for midwives, advanced neonatal nurse practitioners, and health visitors, as well as all other health professionals involved in the examination of the newborn, this text covers: Neonatal examination and history taking Development of the heart and lungs and transition to extrauterine life. Cardiovascular and respiratory assessment of the baby Assessment of the neonatal skin and jaundice Examination of the eyes head and neck
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Book details

Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 6/17/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 296
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Contributors
Preface
Acknowledgements
The Newborn and Infant Physical Examination Standards and Competencies
History Taking and the Newborn Examination: An Evolving Perspective
Development of the Heart and Lungs and Transition to Extrauterine Life
Cardiovascular and Respiratory Assessment of the Baby
The Neonatal Skin: Examination of the Jaundiced Newborn and Gestational Age Assessment
Examination of the Head, Neck and Eyes
Examination of the Newborn Abdomen and Genitalia
Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip
Abnormalities of the Foot
Chromosomal and Genetic Problems: Giving Feedback to Parents
Newborn Behavioural Aspects
Examination of the Newborn: Professional Issues in Practice
Examining the Neonate in the Hospital and Community: Child Protection Issues
Useful Website Addresses
NIPE Information Leaflet for Parents
Skills for Health
Glossary of Terms
Index