Primary Care of the Newborn: Mobile Medicine Series

Paperback | August 23, 2006

byHenry M. Seidel, Beryl J. Rosenstein, Ambadas Pathak

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Here's a comprehensive, pocket-sized resource for the care of full-term newborns. It provides guidance on well-baby development, monitoring the newborn, non-acute disease management, patient education, and more. Concise and convenient, this is the perfect reference for anyone who cares for babies in the first hours of life.

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Here's a comprehensive, pocket-sized resource for the care of full-term newborns. It provides guidance on well-baby development, monitoring the newborn, non-acute disease management, patient education, and more. Concise and convenient, this is the perfect reference for anyone who cares for babies in the first hours of life.

Format:PaperbackDimensions:688 pages, 7.38 × 4.33 × 0.68 inPublished:August 23, 2006Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0323037240

ISBN - 13:9780323037242

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Table of Contents

1. Prenatal Visit

2. High-Risk Pregnancy

3. Prenatal Monitoring

4. Neonatal Resuscitation

5. Physical Examination of the Newborn

6. Transitional Period: The First 6 Hours of Adaptation From Intrauterine to Extrauterine Life

7. The Head

8. Otolaryngology

9. Ophthalmology

10. Cardiology

11. Pulmonary System

12. Gastroenterology

13. Genitourinary System

14. The Nervous System

15. Orthopedics

16. Skin Care

17. Hematology

18. Birth Injuries

19. Jaundice

20. Infection

21. In Utero Drug Exposure

22. Inherited Metabolic Diseases

23. Metabolism and Endocrinology

24. Prenatal Diagnosis and Screening

25. Breast-Feeding

26. Childbirth Education, Parent-Infant Bonding, and Continuing Education

27. Indications for Transfer to the Intensive Care Nursery

28. Discharge Considerations and Process

29. Adoption

30. The Importance of Wasting No Time

31. Cultural Considerations


Appendices:

Appendix A: Conversion Tables and Formulas

Appendix B: Anthropometric Charts and Tables

Appendix C: Laboratory Observations

Appendix D: Procedures

Appendix E: Breast Milk and Chemicals

Appendix F: Composition of Nutritional Products

Appendix G: Physical Observations

Appendix H: Neonatal Pharmacology

Appendix I: Newborn Nursery Policy Statements