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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.

Paperback, 960 Pages

Published: May 2009

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4377-0260-6

Contents

  • SECTION ONE: ANTEPARTUM, INTRAPARTUM, AND TRANSITION TO EXTRAUTERINE LIFE

    1. Uncomplicated Antepartum and Intrapartum Care

    2. Antepartum-Intrapartum Complications

    3. Perinatal Substance Abuse

    4. Adaptation to Extrauterine Life

    5. Neonatal Delivery Room Resuscitation


    SECTION TWO: 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 Concepts and 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 NEW


    SECTION THREE: 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. Immunology and Infectious Disease

    33. Renal and Genitourinary Disorders

    34. Neurologic Disorders

    35. Congenital Anomalies

    36. Neonatal Dermatology

    37. Ophthalmologic and Auditory Disorders


    SECTION FOUR: PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE

    38. Foundations of Neonatal Research

    39. Ethical Issues

    40. Legal Issues

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