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Author Baston, Helen, 1962- author.
Title Examination of the newborn [electronic resource] : a practical guide / Helen Baston and Heather Durward.
Imprint Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2017.
Edition Third edition.
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Phys. Description 1 online resource (267 pages)
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Examination of the Newborn- Front Cover; Examination of the Newborn; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication ; Contents; List of illustrations; Figures; Tables; Boxes; Preface to the third edition; Note to the reader; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1: Examination of the newborn: where are we now?; Introduction; What is the examination of the newborn?; Role of the examination as a screening tool; The national NIPE screening programme; Elements of the national NIPE screening programme; Timing of the examination; Who should undertake the examination of the newborn?; Examining effectiveness.
Education and competenceSummary; Self-test; Activities; Resources; Chapter 2: In the beginning; Introduction; Becoming a mother; Premature and mature motherhood; Infertility; Questions that new parents may ask; Summary; Self-test; Activities; Resources; Chapter 3: Fetal development: influential factors; Introduction; Fetal development; Summary; Self-test; Activities; Resources; Chapter 4: Assessment of fetal well-being; Introduction; Booking history; Antenatal screening; Diagnostic testing; Antenatal care; Summary; Self-test; Activities; Resources.
Chapter 5: Risks to the fetus during childbirthIntroduction; Prolonged pregnancy; Prelabour rupture of the membranes; Anomalies of the fetal heart rate in labour; Meconium-stained liquor; Pharmacological pain relief; Water birth; Presentation of the fetus in labour; Mode of birth; Obstetric emergencies; Resuscitation at birth; Injuries and abnormalities noticed at birth; Summary; Self-test; Activities; Resources; Chapter 6: Neonatal examination; Introduction; Step 1: preparation; Step 2: observation; Step 3: examination; Step 4: explanation to the parent(s); Step 5: documentation; Self-test.
ActivitiesResources; Chapter 7: Abnormal findings and congenital abnormalities; Introduction; Abnormal findings; Specific abnormalities; Specific syndromes; Summary; Self-test; Case studies; Activities; Resources; Chapter 8: Accountability and effective care; Introduction; Acknowledging professional responsibilities and boundaries; Accountability and the law; Achieving and maintaining best practice; Quality improvement; Summary; Self-test; Activities; Resources; Appendix 1 Useful addresses; Appendix 2 Advice for parents to reduce the risk of cot death; Appendix 3 Using NIPE SMART. Getting started Failsafe; Documenting the examination; Recording a risk factor or abnormality; References; Index.
Subject Physical Examination -- methods.
Infant, Newborn.
Infant, Newborn, Diseases -- diagnosis.
Alt Author Durward, Heather, 1960- author.
ISBN 9781138691391