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Handbook of Neonatal Intensive Care

Handbook of Neonatal Intensive Care Author Gerald B. Merenstein
ISBN-10 0323033008
Release 2006
Pages 1039
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A mainstay reference for neonatal nurses, this updated edition focuses on the collaborative nature of neonatal intensive care and examines evidence-based clinical decision-making to demonstrate every aspect of the intensive care of the neonate, with a strong emphasis on clinical practice.



Merenstein Gardner s Handbook of Neonatal Intensive Care

Merenstein   Gardner s Handbook of Neonatal Intensive Care Author Sandra Lee Gardner
ISBN-10 9780323320849
Release 2015-04-10
Pages 1008
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Merenstein & Gardner’s Handbook of Neonatal Intensive Care, 8th Edition, is the leading resource for collaborative, interprofessional critical care of newborns. Co-authored by physicians and nurses, it offers concise, comprehensive coverage with a unique multidisciplinary approach and real-world perspective that make it an essential guide for both neonatal nurses and physicians. The 8th edition features the latest neonatal research, evidence, clinical guidelines, and practice recommendations — all in a practical quick-reference format for easy retrieval and review of key information. UNIQUE! Multidisciplinary author and contributor team consists of two physicians and two nurses, with each chapter written and reviewed by a physician-nurse team to ensure that information mirrors current, real-world practice in a neonatal intensive care unit. Critical Findings boxes and tables outline symptoms and diagnostic findings that require immediate attention, helping you prioritize assessment data and steps in initial care. UNIQUE! Clinical content highlighted in color allows you to quickly scan for information that directly affects patient care. UNIQUE! Parent Teaching boxes highlight relevant information to share with a patient’s caregivers. Clinical images, graphs, and algorithms illustrate clinically relevant concepts in neonatal intensive care. Streamlined references include only the most current or classic sources. NEW! Coverage of the latest neonatal research, evidence, clinical guidelines, and practice recommendations addresses topics such as: women with chronic illnesses becoming pregnant; maternal obesity; hypotension and shock in premature infants; pain and sedation; dedicated feeding sets vs. IVs for safety; MRSA; pediatric stroke; autism screening; discharge coordination; and more. NEW! The latest AAP recommendations and guidelines for hypoglycemia, jaundice, herpes, respiratory syncytial virus, and neonatal transport team composition. EXPANDED! Revised Evidence-Based Clinical Practice chapter focuses on evidence-based practice and quality improvement and the role of qualitative research in EBP. EXPANDED! Updated Infection in the Neonate chapter features new GBS guidelines and CRP research.



Core Curriculum for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing

Core Curriculum for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing Author AWHONN
ISBN-10 9780323265010
Release 2014-04-22
Pages 944
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Perfect as a resource in the field or for exam preparation, this authoritative reference from the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) includes in-depth coverage of the most common neonatal disorders and their management. The concise outline format highlights the essentials of each condition including definition, etiology, pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, diagnostic tests, treatments, and outcomes to help you find important information quickly. This new edition also features an increased focus on evidence-based practice, new CAMTS and AAMS guidelines, new techniques for PICC placement, and changes to the Neonatal Resuscitation Program. All necessary information to prepare for the neonatal intensive care nursing certification examination is included. Concise outline format provides access to important nursing considerations associated with the management of the most common conditions in the neonate. Text provides a collaborative effort between the three most authoritative associations in neonatal intensive care nursing - AWHONN, AACN, and NANN. Information on families, ethics, legal issues, research, case management, and the transition to home acknowledge the full scope of neonatal nursing practice. NEW! CAMTS and AAMS guidelines, techniques for PICC placement, and changes to the Neonatal Resuscitation Program are just a few of the updates that reveal the importance the new edition places on safety practices and procedures. NEW! Updated chapter on Patient Safety includes selected improvement strategies and resources for neonatal nurses to build a patient safety toolkit, discusses TeamSTEPPS (Team Strategies and Tools to Enhance Performance and Patient Safety), and recognizes human issues, such as shift work and fatigue. NEW! Increased focus on evidence-based practice for preterm infants, medications, and antepartum-intrapartum complications sets the standard for neonatal nursing practice. NEW! Strategies to promote inclusionary care better reflect nursing care today by focusing on family-centered care, comprehensive perinatal records, health care teams in the NICU, and best practices in the care of the late preterm infant. NEW! Comprehensively revised chapter on Immunology identifies risk factors for infection associated with term and preterm infants, distinguishes clinical symptoms and therapies associated with TORCHES CLAP spectrum infections, and includes prevention strategies for hospital-acquired infections. NEW! Thoroughly updated content and references reflect currency and technologic advances. NEW! Refocused chapter on Developmental Care guides the nurse to use assessment within the context of the environment and situation to initiate interventions in the moment or use patterns of responses for developing plans of care and presents core measures on evaluating developmental care practices in the NICU.



Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing

Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing Author Glenys Boxwell
ISBN-10 9781135154608
Release 2010-04-29
Pages 544
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Thoroughly revised and updated, this new edition of Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing is a comprehensive, evidence-based text for nurses and midwives caring for sick newborn babies. Written by and for nurses, it concentrates on the common problems occurring within the neonatal intensive care unit. This user-friendly text will enable nurses to recognise, rationalise and remedy these problems using both a multi-systems and an evidence-based approach. Individual chapters include: Professional Development • Developmentally-focused Nursing Care • Resuscitation of the Newborn • Management of Thermal Stability • Management of Respiratory Disorders • Cardiovascular Management • Brain Injury in the Preterm Infant • Haematological Problems • Pain Management • Fluid and Electrolyte Balance • Nutritional management • Neonatal Infection • Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures • Neonatal Anaesthesia • Surgical Aspects of Neonatal Intensive Care • Neonatal Transport • Family Support • Ethics and Neonatal Nursing • Medication in the Newborn • Death and Dying in the Neonatal Unit It is essential reading for experienced nurses and midwives caring for sick newborn babies within the neonatal intensive care unit, for nurses undertaking qualifications in the specialism of neonatal nursing and for pre-registration students undertaking relevant modules or placements.



Primary Care of the Premature Infant

Primary Care of the Premature Infant Author Dara Brodsky
ISBN-10 9781416000396
Release 2008
Pages 319
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Our understanding of the management of diseases in the premature infant has changed dramatically in recent years, and it can be quite difficult to remain up-to-date on changes in this highly scientific field. Dr. Brodsky and Ms. Ouellette have worked together to create a comprehensive reference that covers both the pathophysiology and epidemiology of problems occurring in premature babies in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, and the management of these problems once the infant has been released from the NICU to a community practice. The book emphasizes specific diseases that affect premature infants and focuses on two primary categories: background and management in the NICU, and management of specific illnesses after discharge from the NICU. Find information quickly using an up-to-date summary of the problems that are likely to affect the premature infant. Review helpful guidelines on feeding and growth, neurologic outcomes, developmental problems, retinopathy of prematurity, bronchopulmonary dysplasia, and much more. Use easy-to-follow management algorithms to help diagnose and manage common issues in premature infants after discharge. Make effective decisions about screening, immunizations, counseling of parents, and more.. Help families deal with the emotional impact of caring for a premature infant.. Access a list of disease-specific websites for clinicians and families.



Certification and Core Review for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing

Certification and Core Review for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing Author AACN
ISBN-10 9780323392402
Release 2016-11-01
Pages 168
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Get ready for your neonatal intensive care nursing certification exam with the only review developed in collaboration with three leading nursing organizations! From AACN, AWHONN, and NANN, Certification and Core Review for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing, 5th Edition prepares you for your examination with hundreds of high-quality study questions and realistic test simulation. Based on the latest test plans of the AACN’s CCRN®-Neonatal exam and the NCC’s Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing (RNC-NIC) exam, review questions cover the changes to the Core Curriculum and reflect the latest evidence, essential knowledge, and best practices. New to this edition are three new chapters and 225 completely new review questions. This powerful study tool offers unparalleled preparation for your certification exam! Endorsed by the three most authoritative associations in neonatal intensive care nursing: the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN); the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN); and the National Association of Neonatal Nurses (NANN). Realistic exam practice is offered through 675 total questions that mirror the certification exam content, the multiple-choice question format, and the distribution of content. Answers are provided for each question, accompanied by rationales and references, to enhance your understanding of the material. Online flexibility allows you to organize review questions and test format by your preferred examination, either the AACN or NCC. Online exam simulation - included free with each new copy of the book - mirrors the test-taking experience with an interactive, timed format. Customized study lets you choose whether to work through online questions in Study Mode or Examination Mode. Online remediation includes rationales for both correct and incorrect answers, and in-book remediation provides rationales for correct answers. A compact, portable size makes the book easier to study anytime, anywhere. 225 NEW review questions include 75 in the book and 150 additional online questions on the Evolve companion website. Thoroughly UPDATED review content reflects AACN’s latest CCRN®-Neonatal exam and the NCC’s latest Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing (RNC-NIC) exam, information in Core Curriculum for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing, 5th Edition, and the newest evidence-based guidelines for neonatal critical care. NEW! Three new chapters include Grieving Process, Quality Improvement, and Facilitation of Learning. NEW focus on culturally sensitive care is included in an expanded Family Integration and Culturally Sensitive Care chapter. UPDATED rationales in the Answer Key are referenced to the most recent literature and evidence-based guidelines. Compatibility with IPads, iPhones, and other mobile devices allows online exam practice that is easy and convenient.



Manual of Neonatal Care

Manual of Neonatal Care Author John P. Cloherty
ISBN-10 9781451154009
Release 2012-01-05
Pages 1024
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This edition of the Manual of Neonatal Care has been completely updated and extensively revised to reflect the changes in fetal, perinatal, and neonatal care that have occurred since the sixth edition. This portable text covers current and practical approaches to evaluation and management of conditions encountered in the fetus and the newborn, as practiced in high volume clinical services that include contemporary prenatal and postnatal care of infants with routine, as well as complex medical and surgical problems. Written by expert authors from the Harvard Program in Neonatology and other major neonatology programs across the United States, the manual’s outline format gives readers rapid access to large amounts of valuable information quickly. The Children’s Hospital Boston Neonatology Program at Harvard has grown to include 57 attending neonatologists and 18 fellows who care for more than 28,000 newborns delivered annually. The book also includes the popular appendices on topics such as common NICU medication guidelines, the effects of maternal drugs on the fetus, and the use of maternal medications during lactation. Plus, there are intubation/sedation guidelines and a guide to neonatal resuscitation on the inside covers that provide crucial information in a quick and easy format.



A Manual of Neonatal Intensive Care Fifth Edition

A Manual of Neonatal Intensive Care Fifth Edition Author Janet M Rennie
ISBN-10 9781444164954
Release 2013-07-30
Pages 424
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Highly Commended, BMA Medical Book Awards 2014 The fifth edition of this highly successful and well-regarded book continues to provide those working in neonatal intensive care units with precise instructions on the diagnosis and management of common neonatal problems. This edition has been extensively updated and revised, while retaining the background physiology, key references, and diagrams that made previous editions so successful. Several new chapters have been added, including the subjects of fetal medicine, antenatal diagnosis, and obstetrics for the neonatologist. Using a clear, accessible style, this edition features discussions of evidence-based medicine and the introduction of additional easy-to-digest lists. The text has been made more internationally applicable, including a re-focus of the chapter on organization of neonatal care away from UK-specific admission criteria and more towards general reasons for admitting a baby to the intensive care ward. A Manual for Neonatal Intensive Care provides invaluable guidance for trainees in pediatrics, neonatology, and neonatal nursing and forms a useful ready-reference for the practicing pediatrician and nurse.



Neonatal Nursing Care Handbook Second Edition

Neonatal Nursing Care Handbook  Second Edition Author Carole Kenner, PhD, RNC-NIC, NNP, FAAN
ISBN-10 9780826171658
Release 2016-06-21
Pages 720
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Neonatal nurses face an ever-changing practice landscape that requires swift decisions and actions. This is an up-to-date, comprehensive, quick reference resource written specifically for neonatal nurses throughout the globe. Designed for speedy information retrieval, it encompasses vital information about commonly encountered conditions and procedures on the neonatal unit. The handbook is written by outstanding neonatal practitioners in accessible language and consistently formatted for ease of use. Illustrations, diagrams and flow charts enhance information, which is divided into sections covering Systems Assessment and Management of Disorders, Special Care Considerations, and Procedures and Diagnostic Tests. Appendices deliver such valuable tools for clinical practice as a list of common abbreviations and pertinent web resources. Also included are downloadable, digital, patient management tools, reusable templates, and quick-reference calculation tools. Key Features: Provides quick-access, current information about common neonatal conditions and procedures Assists neonatal nurses in making sound clinical decisions Written by prominent leaders in the neonatal field Delivers information concisely and clearly for neonatal nursing staff and APs worldwide Enhances content with illustrations, diagrams, and flow charts and digital patient management and calculation tools



Core Curriculum for Progressive Care Nursing

Core Curriculum for Progressive Care Nursing Author AACN
ISBN-10 9781437726237
Release 2009-05-14
Pages 624
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The only reference focused on progressive care nursing, this complete reference includes all of the key information you need to know for success in practice and on the PCCN certification exam. Expert authors from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses provide the most authoritative content on caring for patients in step-down, intermediate and telemetry units and prepare you to treat patients from every phase of progressive care. Plenty of illustrations and easy-reference tables clarify difficult concepts and make it easy to review content quickly. AACN authorship ensures you receive the most accurate and dependable information available from the same group that administers the PCCN examination. Comprehensive coverage including everything from basic to advanced concepts makes this an essential resource for nurses of any level of expertise. Content most likely to be on the exam is highlighted to help you study more efficiently. The latest, most authoritative references categorized by disorder make it easy to find resources for further research. Concise outline format with organization by body system helps you quickly locate information. Priority organization presents nursing management information in order of clinical priority. Content written from a collaborative care perspective includes medical management and interventions integrated throughout the text. User-friendly two-color design clarifies difficult concepts and makes illustrations and tables easy to understand.



Neonatal Pocket Guide for NICU Nurses

Neonatal Pocket Guide for NICU Nurses Author Pamela Harris-Haman
ISBN-10 1937661172
Release 2013-01-01
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Neonatal Pocket Guide for NICU Nurses has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Neonatal Pocket Guide for NICU Nurses also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Neonatal Pocket Guide for NICU Nurses book for free.



Neonatal Intensive Care Nurse Exam Secrets Study Guide

Neonatal Intensive Care Nurse Exam Secrets Study Guide Author Neonatal Nurse Exam Secrets Test Prep Te
ISBN-10 1610722515
Release 2014-03-31
Pages 176
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***Includes Practice Test Questions*** Neonatal Intensive Care Nurse Exam Secrets helps you ace the Neonatal Intensive Care Nurse Exam, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive Neonatal Intensive Care Nurse Exam Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. Neonatal Intensive Care Nurse Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to Neonatal Nurse Exam Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't PaNeonatal, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; A comprehensive Content review including: Gestational Age, Modified Ballard Score, Neuromuscular Measurements, Hypoglycemia, Moro Reflex, Symmetric IUGR, Neonatal Resuscitation, Caesarean Section, Hyperkalemia, Naloxone, Amniotic Fluid, Meconium, Epinephrine, Endotracheal Intubation, Pneumothorax, Birth Asphyxia, Secondary Apnea, APGAR Test, Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Down Syndrome Newborn, Caput Succedaneum, Cephalohematoma, Developmental Dysplasia, Cyanotic, Hydrocele, Congenital Defect, Nasopharynx, Necrotizing Enterocolitis, Cutis Marmorata, Fontanelles, Hypernatremia, Hypocalcemia, Benefits Of Breastfeeding, Total Parenteral Nutrition, Osteopenia, Carnitine Supplementation, Pregestimil, Extrauterine Growth Restriction, Non-Shivering Thermogenesis, and much more...



Fast Facts for the Neonatal Nurse

Fast Facts for the Neonatal Nurse Author Michele R. Davidson
ISBN-10 9780826168825
Release 2014-04-15
Pages 220
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Pediatric Nursing Procedures

Pediatric Nursing Procedures Author Vicky R. Bowden
ISBN-10 9781605472096
Release 2011-03
Pages 822
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"Family-centered care (FCC) is a philosophy of care that acknowledges the importance of the family unit as the fundamental focus of all healthcare interventions (Chart 1-1). This model of care recognizes the collaborative relationship between the family and the professional care provider in the pursuit of being responsive to the priorities and needs of families when they seek healthcare"--Provided by publisher.



Intensive Care Nursing

Intensive Care Nursing Author Philip Woodrow
ISBN-10 9781134191208
Release 2006-09-27
Pages 608
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This completely updated and revised new edition is specially written for qualified nurses working in intensive care nursing units. Fully comprehensive and developed to be as accessible as possible it contains four new chapters with valuable new and updated clinical scenarios to aid learning. Intensive Care Nursing is structured in user-friendly sections. Each chapter contains 'fundamental knowledge' needed to understand the chapter, an introduction, 'implications for practice', a chapter summary, completely updated further reading, 'time out' sections for revision and a clinical scenario with questions included. This second edition has been fully developed and reviewed by practitioners and teachers, as well as a senior pharmacist and covers: patient-focused issues of bedside nursing the technical knowledge necessary to care safely for ICU patients the more common and specialized disease processes and treatments encountered how nurses can use their knowledge and skills to develop their own and others' practice. A support website at www.routledge.com/textbooks/0415373239 links to other important sites, gives answers to the clinical scenario questions and provides a forum for discussion of important clinical issues. Written by a practice development nurse with a strong clinical background in intensive care nursing and experience of teaching nursing, Intensive Care Nursing is essential reading for nurses and health professionals working with high dependency patients.



Handbook of Pediatric Dentistry E Book

Handbook of Pediatric Dentistry E Book Author Angus C. Cameron
ISBN-10 9780702054280
Release 2013-07-10
Pages 512
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The new edition of this internationally recognised text offers comprehensive guidance on the successful management of the child in the dental setting. Prepared by authors of international renown, the Handbook of Paediatric Dentistry presents a volume that takes the reader far beyond the technical skills that are needed to treat disorders of the childhood dentition and instead delivers a whole philosophy of integrative patient care. Richly illustrated and in full colour throughout, the Handbook of Paediatric Dentistry is written in a friendly ‘how to’ manner and contains useful ‘pull out’ boxes to act as useful aide-mémoires. Exploring a variety of topics, the book includes discussion of child development, practical communication skills and advice on how to deal with behavioural problems. Clinical topics include the management of caries, fluoridation, restorative dentistry, pulp therapy, trauma management, oral medicine and pathology, dental anomalies, and the treatment of medically compromised children. Chapters also explore the use of orthodontics, the management of cleft lip and palate and speech, language and swallowing. The Handbook of Paediatric Dentistry has become an essential chairside and bedside companion for all practitioners caring for children and is suitable for undergraduate dental students, general dental practitioners, specialist paediatric dentists, orthodontists and paediatricians. Established as the foremost available comprehensive handbook on paediatric dentistry Prepared in an ‘easy-to-digest’ fashion – which allows for quick reference and easy reading Contains over 550 full colour line artworks, photographs and tables together with ‘Clinical Hints’ boxes to act as useful aide-mémoires Sets out the essentials for managing conditions such as clefting disorders, haematological and endocrine disorders, congenital cardiac disease, disorders of metabolism, organ transplantation and cancer in children as well as more familiar presentations such as dental trauma, oral infections and caries Detailed appendices provide the reader with information that is often difficult to find and which may be overlooked Designed specifically to give all practitioners confidence when managing children Convenient handbook size ensures that the book can be easily referred to in the clinical setting Endorsed by the Australasian Academy of Paediatric Dentistry ~ Improved layout and completely new colour illustrations Expanded section on sedation and use of nitrous oxide Includes details from the most recent international guidelines Cases expanded to show 20 year follow-up Includes the latest research findings in orthodontics Fully updated section on clefting problems



Handbook of Pediatric Autopsy Pathology

Handbook of Pediatric Autopsy Pathology Author Enid Gilbert-Barness
ISBN-10 9781461467113
Release 2013-09-19
Pages 750
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Pathologists have long recognized that pediatric autopsy requires great care in technique and dissection to ensure that easily overlooked malformations are recognized and accurate diagnoses are made. The highly experienced authors have created a new edition of Handbook of Pediatric Autopsy Pathology, a comprehensive reference guide to the actual performance of the pediatric autopsy and the optimal recognition and interpretation of pathologic findings. The Handbook of Pediatric Autopsy Pathology, Second Edition covers the spectrum of pediatric pathology with particular reference to those conditions that can be identified at autopsy. New and updated material includes microbiological studies, particularly with the advent of newly described micro-organisms causing disease. The volume also addresses new developments in metabolic diseases, new techniques of ultrasound imaging, and specialized laboratory testing. Furthermore, the book provides a wealth of practical information and bibliographic citations throughout, new copious illustrations and line drawings, numerous standard reference tables, and appendices at the end of multiple chapters. Authored by authorities in the field, Handbook of Pediatric Autopsy Pathology, Second Edition is a valuable resource that will assist general and pediatric pathologists, neonatologists, interns and residents in training, as well as specialists in cytogenetics and ultrasound technicians in understanding the manner and cause of death in its broadest and comprehensive sense.