Designed for real-life practice in the ward, each chapter includes clear guidelines for procedure and discussion of best practice. Case studies are used throughout to aid discussion of specific equipment, conditions, and situations.
An essential resource for neonatal nursing and midwifery students, as well as practicing neonatal nurses, this acclaimed text may also be of use to junior doctors beginning neonatology.
• Evidence-based theory clearly linked to application in the ward with case studies throughout
• Procedure and equipment guidelines included, with specific recommendations for practice
• Accessible format designed for easy reading and reference
• Highly illustrated with relevant diagrams and pictures
Current Organisation of Neonatal Care; Obstetric Issues Relating to Neonatal Care; Adaption to Postnatal Environment; The Neonatal Environment; Samall for Gestational Age Including Preterm and Intrauterine Growth Restriction; Thermoregulation; Fluids and Electrolytes and Glucose; Respiratory Difficulties and Ventilation; Surgery; Congenital Conditions; Cardiovascular; Nutrition of the Term and Preterm Neonate; Stablisation and Transport; Neurology; The Dying Infant; Infection in the Term and Preterm Neonate; Nematology in the Term and Preterm Neonate; Care of the Family and Staff; Ethical Issues in Neonatology; Discharge Planning and Outreach