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The leading resource for collaborative critical care for newborns, Merenstein & Gardner's Handbook of Neonatal Intensive Care, 7th Edition provides a multidisciplinary approach and a real-world perspective. It focuses on evidenced-based practice, with clinical directions in color for easy retrieval and review. Special features help you prioritize the steps in initial care, and provide a guide to sharing information with parents. With each chapter written jointly by both physicians and nurses, this book is comprehensive enough to suit the needs of the entire team in your neonatal intensive care unit.
-Unique! A multidisciplinary perspective is provided by an editorial team of two physicians and two nurses, and each chapter is written and reviewed by a physician and nurse team, so information mirrors the real-world experience in a neonatal intensive care unit.
-Unique! Clinical content is in color, so you can quickly scan through chapters for information that directly affects patient care.
-Unique! Parent Teaching boxes highlight the relevant information to be shared with a patient's caregivers.
-Critical Findings boxes outline symptoms and diagnostic findings that require immediate attention, helping you prioritize assessment data and steps in initial care.
-Coverage in clinical chapters includes pathophysiology and etiology, prevention, data collection, treatment, complications, outcomes, prognosis, and parent education.
-Expanded Neonatal Surgery chapter covers all of the most common procedures in neonatal surgery.
-Follow-up of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Infant chapter is expanded to include coverage of outcomes management and discharge planning.
-Streamlined references are updated to include only the most current or classic sources.
Table of Contents
|Evidence-Based Clinical Practice|
|Support of the Neonate|
|Prenatal Environment: Effect on Neonatal Outcome|
|Perinatal Transport and Levels of Care|
|Delivery Room Care|
|Initial Nursery Care|
|Acid-Base Homeostasis and Oxygenation|
|Diagnostic Imaging in the Neonate|
|Pharmacology in Neonatal Care|
|Drug Withdrawal in the Neonate|
|Pain and Pain Relief|
|The Neonate and the Environment: Impact on Development|
|Metabolic and Nutritional Care of the Neonatal|
|Fluid and Electrolyte Management|
|Total Parenteral Nutrition|
|Breast Feeding the Neonate with Special Needs|
|Skin and Skin Care|
|Infection and Hematologic Diseases of the Neonate|
|Infection in the Neonate|
|Common Systemic Diseases of the Neonate|
|Cardiovascular Diseases and Surgical Interventions|
|Genetic Disorders, Malformations, and Inborn Errors of Metabolism|
|Psychosocial Aspects of Neonatal Care|
|Families in Crisis: Theoretical and Practical Considerations|
|Grief and Perinatal Loss|
|Follow-up of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Infant|
|Ethics, Values, and Palliative Care in Neonatal Intensive Care|
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