- 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
2 The practical examination of the newborn
3 From gametes to fetus: a chronology of embryo development
4 Antenatal screening and testing: the significance for the health of the newborn
5 Influences on the health of the newborn, before and during pregnancy
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 and communication
12 Neonatal jaundice: implications for newborn health
13 Neonatal skincare and cordcare: implications for practice
14 Newborn screening and immunization
15 Helping parents make decisions
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- 22nd July 2008
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Lecturer in Midwifery, Christchurch Polytechnic and Institute of Technology, New Zealand.
Director of CPD & PG Portfolio, Senior Lecturer in Midwifery, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, UK
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