Merenstein & Gardner

Merenstein & Gardner's Handbook of Neonatal Intensive Care

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.

Paperback, 1040 Pages

Published: April 2010

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-06715-7


  • Unit One: Evidence-Based Practice

    1. Evidence-Based Clinical Practice

    Unit Two: Support of the Neonate

    2. Prenatal Environment: Effect on Neonatal Outcome

    3. Perinatal Transport and Levels of Care

    4. Delivery Room Care

    5. Initial Nursery Care

    6. Heat Balance

    7. Physiologic Monitoring

    8. Acid-Base Homeostasis and Oxygenation

    9. Diagnostic Imaging in the Neonate

    10. Pharmacology in Neonatal Care

    11. Drug Withdrawal in the Neonate

    12. Pain and Pain Relief

    13. The Neonate and the Environment: Impact on Development

    Unit Three: Metabolic and Nutritional Care of the Neonatal

    14. Fluid and Electrolyte Management

    15. Glucose Homeostasis

    16. Total Parenteral Nutrition

    17. Enteral Nutrition

    18. Breast Feeding the Neonate with Special Needs

    19. Skin and Skin Care

    Unit Four: Infection and Hematologic Diseases of the Neonate

    20. Newborn Hematology

    21. Jaundice

    22. Infection in the Neonate

    Unit Five: Common Systemic Diseases of the Neonate

    23. Respiratory Diseases

    24. Cardiovascular Diseases and Surgical Interventions

    25. Neonatal Nephrology

    26. Neurologic Disorders

    27. Genetic Disorders, Malformations, and Inborn Errors of Metabolism

    28. Neonatal Surgery

    Unit Six: Psychosocial Aspects of Neonatal Care

    29. Families in Crisis: Theoretical and Practical Considerations

    30. Grief and Perinatal Loss

    31. Follow-up of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Infant

    32. Ethics, Values, and Palliative Care in Neonatal Intensive Care


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