Examination of the Newborn and Neonatal Health

Examination of the Newborn and Neonatal Health : A Multidimensional Approach

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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. An essential purchase for all health professionals wishing to enhance the quality of care they provide.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 300 pages
  • 188 x 242 x 16mm | 598.74g
  • Elsevier Health Sciences
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Approx. 100 illustrations
  • 0443103399
  • 9780443103391
  • 34,350

Table of contents

1. The practical examination of the newborn 2. From gametes to fetus: a chronology of embryo development3. Antenatal screening: the significance for the health of the newborn4. Influences on the health of the newborn, before and during pregnancy5. The neonatal period and beyond: short- and long-term consequences of intrapartum events 6. Maternal and newborn transition: adjustment to extrauterine life7. Resuscitation of the newborn baby 8. Neurological, behavioural and growth assessment of the newborn9. Congenital cardiac anomalies in the newborn: causes, effects and treatment 10. The newborn eye: visual function and screening for ocular disorders11. Congenital abnormality - screening, diagnosis & communication12. Neonatal jaundice: implications for newborn health 13. Neonatal skincare and cord care : implications for practice14. Newborn screening and immunization 15. Helping parents make decisionsAppendix 1: Co-sleeping Appendix 2: Vitamin K and VKDBshow more