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    Description"Examination of the Newborn" contains the most up to date and comprehensive information on how to perform a complete assessment of the newborn infant. Specialists from different disciplines provide in-depth information on examination of the body systems, and the book includes discussion of the psychosocial and emotional elements resulting from any unexpected findings. This is an essential purchase for all health professionals wishing to enhance the quality of care they provide.


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    Examination of the Newborn and Neonatal Health
    A Multidimensional Approach
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Lorna Davies, By (author) Sharon McDonald
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 300
    Width: 188 mm
    Height: 242 mm
    Thickness: 16 mm
    Weight: 599 g
    ISBN 13: 9780443103391
    ISBN 10: 0443103399

    BIC E4L: HEA
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S6.2
    Ingram Subject Code: PI
    Libri: I-PI
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T General Subject: 510
    LC classification: RG
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 26920
    BISAC V2.8: MED058120
    Abridged Dewey: 616
    B&T Merchandise Category: MAJ
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 57
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 03
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06
    BIC subject category V2: MQD, MJWN
    BISAC V2.8: MED018000
    DC22: 618.9201
    B&T Approval Code: G65240000, S65624400
    BISAC V2.8: MED070000
    Illustrations note
    Approx. 100 illustrations
    Elsevier Health Sciences
    Imprint name
    Publication date
    10 June 2008
    Publication City/Country
    Table of contents
    1. The practical examination of the newborn 2. From gametes to fetus: a chronology of embryo development 3. Antenatal screening: the significance for the health of the newborn 4. Influences on the health of the newborn, before and during pregnancy 5. The neonatal period and beyond: short- and long-term consequences of intrapartum events 6. Maternal and newborn transition: adjustment to extrauterine life 7. Resuscitation of the newborn baby 8. Neurological, behavioural and growth assessment of the newborn 9. Congenital cardiac anomalies in the newborn: causes, effects and treatment 10. The newborn eye: visual function and screening for ocular disorders 11. Congenital abnormality - screening, diagnosis & communication 12. Neonatal jaundice: implications for newborn health 13. Neonatal skincare and cord care : implications for practice 14. Newborn screening and immunization 15. Helping parents make decisions Appendix 1: Co-sleeping Appendix 2: Vitamin K and VKDB