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