Fast Facts for the Neonatal Nurse

A Care Guide for Normal and High-Risk Neonates

Written for novice neonatal nurses and those new to the NICU, this concise, easy-to-use resource delivers all the essentials of daily practice for the care of neonates and their families. Families experience dramatic transformations as roles develop and change during the newborn period. Les mer
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Written for novice neonatal nurses and those new to the NICU, this concise, easy-to-use resource delivers all the essentials of daily practice for the care of neonates and their families. Families experience dramatic transformations as roles develop and change during the newborn period. Throughout it all, they rely on the nurse's expertise, support, and encouragement to learn to care for their child and meet the newborn's most basic needs.Fast Facts for the Neonatal Nurse, Second Edition begins with a streamlined yet comprehensive review of normal newborn characteristics. With this foundation, chapters walk through a variety of common and uncommon newborn physiological changes to enable the neonatal nurse to detect any possible complications that warrant additional assessment. This second edition provides more in-depth content on high-risk conditions to promote the safest, high-quality care to the entire neonatal patient population. Grounded in evidence-based practice, all chapters in this edition have been updated with the newest neonatal interventions and protocols.

New to the Second Edition:



Introduces a new 'High Risk Care' feature specific to the needs of neonates with conditions that may warrant high risk or NICU settings
Contains THREE new chapters:

Introduction to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Management of Common NICU Complications
Neonatal Ethical Conflicts & Considerations

Key Features:



Provides essential information for new neonatal nurses in concise, consistent, easy-to-use format
Contains crucial knowledge for comprehensive, holistic care for both low-risk and high-risk neonates and their families in all settings
Presents only evidence-based practice recommendations
Includes such features as Fast Facts Boxes and tables with easy-to-read lab values to reinforce information

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Part I Newborn Physiology and Initial Newborn Exams, Assessments and Procedures
Chapter 1. Physiological Adaptations to Birth
Chapter 2. Initial Newborn Exam and Assessments
Chapter 3. Newborn Procedures
Part II Comprehensive Newborn Exam
Chapter 4. Comprehensive Review of History
Chapter 5. Newborn Examination
Part III Newborn Nutrition
Chapter 6. Nutritional Needs of Newborn
Chapter 7. Breastfeeding
Chapter 8. Common Physiological Breastfeeding Symptoms
Chapter 9. Formula and Feeding Infants with Special Needs
Part IV Common Neonatal Conditions and Infections
Chapter 10. Respiratory Alterations
Chapter 11. Common Neonatal Conditions
Chapter 12. Common Neonatal Infections
Part V High-Risk Neonatal Conditions
Chapter 13. Adverse Conditions in Very Preterm Neonates (Less than 32 Weeks)
Chapter 14. Long-term Sequela of Prematurity
Chapter 15. Conditions Affecting Fetal Growth
Chapter 16. Hematological Disorders
Chapter 17. Conditions Associated with Maternal Risk
Part VI Genetic and Congenital Disorders
Chapter 18. Genetic and Congenital Disorders
Chapter 19. Congenital Cardiac Defects and Critical Congenital Heart Defects
Chapter 20. Physically Apparent Birth Defects
Chapter 21. Underlying Birth Defects
Part VII The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Chapter 22. Introduction to the NICU
Chapter 23. Management of Common NICU Complications
Chapter 24. Neonatal Ethical Conflicts & Considerations
Part VII Discharge and Parent Teaching
Chapter 25. Discharge Teaching
Chapter 26. Newborn Care
Part VIII Promoting Healthy Families in the Community
Chapter 27. Home Environment
Chapter 28. Issues in the Home Environment