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Core Curriculum for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing

Perfect as a resource in the field or for exam preparation, this authoritative reference from the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) includes in-depth coverage of the most common neonatal disorders and their management. The concise outline format highlights the essentials of each condition including definition, etiology, pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, diagnostic tests, treatments, and outcomes to help you find important information quickly. This new edition also features an increased focus on evidence-based practice, new CAMTS and AAMS guidelines, new techniques for PICC placement, and changes to the Neonatal Resuscitation Program.

Paperback, 944 Pages

Published: May 2014

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-0-323-22590-8

Contents

  • ANTEPARTUM, INTRAPARTUM, AND TRANSITION TO EXTRAUTERINE LIFE
     1. Uncomplicated Antepartum, Intrapartum, and Postpartum Care
     2. Antepartum-Intrapartum Complications
     3. Perinatal Substance Abuse
     4. Adaptation to Extrauterine Life
     5. Neonatal Delivery Room Resuscitation
    CORNERSTONES OF CLINICAL PRACTICE
     6. Thermoregulation
     7. Physical Assessment
     8. Fluid and Electrolyte Management
     9. Glucose Management
     10. Nutritional Management
     11. Developmental Support
     12. Pharmacology
     13. Laboratory and Diagnostic Test Interpretation
     14. Radiologic Evaluation
     15. Common Invasive Procedures
     16. Pain Assessment and Management
     17. Families in Crisis
     18. Patient Safety
     19. Discharge Planning and Transition to Home Care
     20. Genetics: From Bench to Bedside
     21. Intrafacility and Interfacility Neonatal Transport
     22. Care of the Extremely Low Birth Weight Infant
     23. Care of the Late Preterm Infant
    PATHOPHYSIOLOGY: MANAGEMENT AND TREATMENT OF COMMON DISORDERS
     24. Respiratory Distress
     25. Apnea
     26. Assisted Ventilation
     27. Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
     28. Cardiovascular Disorders
     29. Gastrointestinal Disorders
     30. Endocrine Disorders
     31. Hematologic Disorders
     32. Infectious Disease in the Neonate
     33. Renal and Genitourinary Disorders
     34. Neurologic Disorders
     35. Congenital Anomalies
     36. Neonatal Dermatology
     37. Ophthalmologic and Auditory Disorders
    PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE
     38. Foundations of Neonatal Research
     39. Ethical Issues
     40. Legal Issues
    APPENDIX A: Newborn Metric Conversion Tables

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