Examination of the Newborn and Neonatal Health , 2nd Edition

By Lorna Davies, RN, RM, BSc (Hons), PGCEA, MA PhD and Sharon McDonald, RN, RM, BSc (Hons), PGCEA, MA, PGCE, PFHEA, DClinPrac
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Key Features
  • An essential guide to this most important of examinations
  • The first book to assist in the recognition of the psychosocial and emotional elements of physical disability that may impact on the family
  • Provides a multi-professional perspective, with contributors from specialists in their fields
  • Each chapter addresses the subject from a holistic perspective that includes ethical, legal and psychosocial aspects as well as the physical
ISBN 9780702049552
Table of Content

1 Introduction

2 The practical examination of the newborn

3 From gametes to fetus: a chronology of embryo development

4 Antenatal screening and testing: the significance for the health of the newborn

5 Influences on the health of the newborn, before and during pregnancy

6 Maternal and newborn transition: adjustment to extrauterine life

7 Resuscitation of the newborn baby

8 Neurological, behavioural and growth assessment of the newborn

9 Congenital cardiac anomalies in the newborn: causes, effects and treatment

10 The newborn eye: visual function and screening for ocular disorders

11 Congenital abnormality: screening, diagnosis and communication

12 Neonatal jaundice: implications for newborn health

13 Neonatal skincare and cordcare: implications for practice

14 Newborn screening and immunization

15 Helping parents make decisions

Author Information By Lorna Davies, RN,RM, BSc(Hons), PGCEA, MA, PhD, Academic Manager, Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health, Ara Institute of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand. and Sharon McDonald, RN, RM, BSc(Hons),  PGCEA, MA, PGCE, PFHEA, DClinPrac, Public Health Midwife Smoking Cessation and Healthy Lifestyle Lead, Family and Women's Services, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Harlow, UK
Trim 235 x 191 (7 1/2 x 9 1/4)
Pages 340
Publication Date 09-10-2020
Stock Status In Stock
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