Key Features

  • Demonstrates techniques for examining the newborn on a real baby
  • Talks through what should be looked for at each stage
  • Demonstrates Ortolan's manoeuvre and Barlow manoeuvre
  • Shows Bababinski reflex, Moro reflex, crawl reflex and more
  • Clear example of best practice
  • Head-to-toe or section-by-section viewing

Table of Contents

  • An introduction to the examination
  • The Examination of the Newborn
    • Full head-to-toe examination

  • View by section
    • Observation
    • The cardiovascular and respiratory systems
    • The head, face, neck and arms
    • The eye: examining for the red reflex
    • The abdomen and genitalia
    • The hip, including

  • Conveying patient information
    • Erythema toxicum neonatorum
    • Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) prevention

Details

Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2010
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Print ISBN:
9780702044083
Electronic ISBN:
9780702044243

About the authors

Sharon McDonald

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Lecturer in Midwifery, Anglia Ruskin University, UK

Beverley Lynn

Affiliations and Expertise

Practice Educator Midwife, Faculty of Health and Social Care, Thames Valley University, Chelmsford, UK