Field Guide to the Normal Newborn

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Gary A. Emmett
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2004 - Medical - 266 pages
This handy pocket book is a quick and easy-to-follow guide to the processes and procedures used in care of the normal newborn. It is ideally suited for family physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants who, in today's managed care environment, must assume responsibility for newborn care.The book sharply focuses on the "what" and "how" of normal newborn care and provides references to other texts that explain "why." Information is presented in tables, charts, and algorithms that practitioners can scan at a glance. Also included are line drawings that illustrate procedures and full-color photographs of common skin and eye disorders.
 

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Contents

The Prenatal Visit
3
Tuberculosis
33
Congenital Syphilis
43
Human Immunodeficiency Virus HIV
53
Varicella Chicken Pox
64
Physical Examination
77
Prenatal Maternal Drugs Producing
96
Maternal Disease Producing Neonatal Problems
111
Newborn Metabolic Screening
145
Practitioner Responsibilities after Hospital
161
Fever in the Newborn
174
Bilirubin Followup after Discharge from
180
Urination and Defecation
196
Talking to Parents
213
Breastfeeding and Medications
237
Online Resources
252

Delayed Stooling
132

Common terms and phrases

References to this book

Bibliographic information