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The leading resource for collaborative critical care for newborns, Merenstein & Gardner's Handbook of Neonatal Intensive Care, 7th Edition provides a multidisciplinary approach and a real-world perspective. It focuses on evidenced-based practice, with clinical directions in color for easy retrieval and review. Special features help you prioritize the steps in initial care, and provide a guide to sharing information with parents. With each chapter written jointly by both physicians and nurses, this book is comprehensive enough to suit ... MORE
-Unique! A multidisciplinary perspective is provided by an editorial team of two physicians and two nurses, and each chapter is written and reviewed by a physician and nurse team, so information mirrors the real-world experience in a neonatal intensive care unit.
-Unique! Clinical content is in color, so you can quickly scan through chapters for information that directly affects patient care.
-Unique! Parent Teaching boxes highlight the relevant information to be shared with a patient's caregivers.
-Critical Findings boxes outline symptoms and diagnostic findings that require immediate attention, helping you prioritize assessment data and steps in initial care.
-Coverage in clinical chapters includes pathophysiology and etiology, prevention, data collection, treatment, complications, outcomes, prognosis, and parent education.
-Expanded Neonatal Surgery chapter covers all of the most common procedures in neonatal surgery.
-Follow-up of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Infant chapter is expanded to include coverage of outcomes management and discharge planning.
-Streamlined references are updated to include only the most current or classic sources.
|Evidence-Based Clinical Practice|
|Support of the Neonate|
|Prenatal Environment: Effect on Neonatal Outcome|
|Perinatal Transport and Levels of Care|
|Delivery Room Care|
|Initial Nursery Care|
|Acid-Base Homeostasis and Oxygenation|
|Diagnostic Imaging in the Neonate|
|Pharmacology in Neonatal Care|
|Drug Withdrawal in the Neonate|
|Pain and Pain Relief|
|The Neonate and the Environment: Impact on Development|
|Metabolic and Nutritional Care of the Neonatal|
|Fluid and Electrolyte Management|
|Total Parenteral Nutrition|
|Breast Feeding the Neonate with Special Needs|
|Skin and Skin Care|
|Infection and Hematologic Diseases of the Neonate|
|Infection in the Neonate|
|Common Systemic Diseases of the Neonate|
|Cardiovascular Diseases and Surgical Interventions|
|Genetic Disorders, Malformations, and Inborn Errors of Metabolism|
|Psychosocial Aspects of Neonatal Care|
|Families in Crisis: Theoretical and Practical Considerations|
|Grief and Perinatal Loss|
|Follow-up of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Infant|
|Ethics, Values, and Palliative Care in Neonatal Intensive Care|
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