Examination of the Newborn and Neonatal Health - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780443103391, 9780702063978

Examination of the Newborn and Neonatal Health

1st Edition

A Multidimensional Approach

Authors: Lorna Davies Sharon McDonald
Paperback ISBN: 9780443103391
eBook ISBN: 9780702063978
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 10th June 2008
Page Count: 300

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

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

Key Features

  • An essential guide to this most important of examinations
  • The first book to assist in the recognition of the psychosocial and emotional elements of physical disability that may impact on the family
  • Provides a multi-professional perspective, with contributors from specialists in their fields
  • Each chapter addresses the subject from a holistic perspective that includes ethical, legal and psychosocial aspects as well as the physical

Details

No. of pages:
300
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Churchill Livingstone 2008
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
eBook ISBN:
9780702063978
Paperback ISBN:
9780443103391
eBook ISBN:
9780702033049

About the Authors

Lorna Davies Author

Sharon McDonald Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Lecturer in Midwifery, Anglia Ruskin University, UK