Comprehensive Neonatal Care: An Interdisciplinary Approach

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Jan 1, 2007 - Medical - 740 pages
Comprehensive Neonatal Care: An Interdisciplinary Approach provides a comprehensive physiologic and pathophysiologic approach to neonatal nursing management. Includes a complete physiologic and embryonic foundation for each neonatal system, as well as coverage of associated risk factors, genetics, critical periods of development, nutrition, and parenting. Detailed discussions of each organ system include assessment and management strategies, complications, and new technologies. A collaborative approach unites medical, surgical, and psychosocial care. Clinical decision-making rationales are supported with the latest research. Discusses appropriate diagnostic tests and interpretation in each chapter. Emphasizes the role of the family in the continuum of care. Evolve website includes case studies with exam questions, resource information on neonatal nursing standards, competency-based education, and tools for family-centered care. Also includes resources from the companion handbook and new 3-D animations. Prenatal and Postpartal Risk Factors chapter discusses health risks affecting fetuses and neonates. Resuscitation and Stabilization of the Infant chapter includes only the most current and relevant resuscitation concepts and practices. Genetic Influences on Newborn and Infant Health chapter covers the many roles genetics can play in neonatal health. Explores the latest issues and trends in developmental care. New advanced management content has been added throughout systems chapters. Includes additional algorithms. Addition of second color improves readability and enhances illustrations.
 

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Contents

Contents
1
Common Disorders of the Respiratory
7
Assessment and Monitoring
14
Respiratory System 1
17
Chapter 2
18
Treatment of Neonatal Lung Disease with
20
Treatment of Neonatal Hypoxemia with
26
Chapter 3
32
SubstanceExposed
404
Alcohol
413
Heroin
425
Methamphetamine
432
Extremely Low Birth Weight ELBW Infant
437
UNIT IV
448
Assessment of Neonatal Neurobehavioral
454
State Scoring Systems
461

Chapter 4
41
Integumentary System
65
Dermatologic Diseases
72
Skin Care Practices
80
EvidenceBased Skin Care Guideline
88
Chapter 5
92
Metabolic System
134
Fatty Acid Oxidation Disorders
143
Disorders of Cholesterol Synthesis
150
Chapter 7
155
Pituitary Gland and Hypothalamus
156
Adrenal Gland
162
Pancreas
170
Chapter 8
175
Assessment of the Genitourinary System
179
Urinary Tract Infection
185
Cystic Kidney Disease
191
Torsion of the Testicle
197
Immune System
203
Chapter 10
219
Hematologic System
221
Musculoskeletal
254
Chapter 12
259
Neurologic System
267
Auditory System
300
Other Perinatal and Postnatal Factors
306
Ophthalmic System
313
Congenital Defects
326
UNIT II
333
Neonatal and Infant Pharmacology
350
Developmental Pharmacokinetics
351
Pain in the Newborn
360
Neonatal Nurses Role and Responsibilities
369
Fetal Therapy
372
Fetal Malformations Amenable to Surgical
375
New Horizons
382
Surgical Considerations in the Newborn and Infant
385
VULNERABLE POPULATIONS
392
Effect of Health Care Interventions
469
The Neonatal Intensive Care
480
Caregiving FactorsMicroenvironment
486
Essential Partner
491
UNIT V
510
Bereavement
520
Caring for Bereaved Families
522
Complementary
543
Research
549
Postdischarge Care of the Newborn and Infant
551
Intervention Strategies
555
UNIT VI
563
Electronic Medical Records and Technology
567
Integrating Computer Information Systems
569
Impact of Genomics
577
Protein Synthesis
583
Prenatal Testing and Screening
589
Neonatal Research
594
Conducting Research in Neonatal Nursing
600
Legal and Ethical Issues
606
CompetencyBased
615
Competency Validation
622
PRENATAL INTRAPARTAL AND NEWBORN CARE
625
Placental Development and Function
630
Development of Specific Organs
637
Congenital Defects
644
Prenatal Antenatal and Postpartal Risk Factors
648
Prenatal Maternal Risk Factors
651
Maternal Medical and Obstetric Conditions
658
Resuscitation
666
Medications
672
Assessment of the Newborn
677
Assessment of Gestational Age
683
Health Maintenance in the First Year of Life
695
Health Maintenance for HighRisk Infants in
712
Appendix Preconception
719
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