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Bedside Guide for Neonatal Care

Learning Tools to Support Practice

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Red Globe Press

Pages: 352
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14 October 2015

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16 September 2017

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Neonatal care is a specialist area that often requires health professionals new to the field to acquire a specific set of skills and knowledge. This textbook provides health professionals working with neonates with the core...

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Neonatal care is a specialist area that often requires health professionals new to the field to acquire a specific set of skills and knowledge. This textbook provides health professionals working with neonates with the core information they need to understand and deliver the care practices to neonates and their families in the hospital setting.  Written in an accessible A-Z format, it acts as a bedside guide to the key areas in practice, including Airway and Assessment, Drugs and Developmental Care, Infection, Jaundice, Psycho-emotional care of the family and Umbilical Care.

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Each practice area explored is supplemented with a range of tools to help guide delivery of the different procedures

Checklists that provide a clear, bullet pointed list of important practice points for each procedure

Flow charts which illustrate clearly the different stages of each procedure

Summary Tables which collate key points in an abridged format about particular practice areas

Signposts to highlight links between different practice areas throughout the book

Stop and Think boxes that alert the reader to important practice points and areas of caution

Standard precautions to flag important infection control reminders

Local variations to remind the reader to check and make note of local variations and practice points

A topic-specific Glossary that appears at the end of each key term to provide concise explanations

How To Use This Book
PART I: THE APPLICATION OF BESIDE LEARNING TOOLS IN NEONATAL NURSING PRACTICE
1. Neonatal Care In Context
2. Bedside Tools In Context
PART II: KEY BEDSIDE TOOLS FOR CLINICAL NEONATAL CARE
A. Airway And Assessment
B. Breathing / Blood Values
C. Cardiovascular / Communication
D. Drugs / Development
E. Environment
F. Fluids / Feeding
G. Gut
H. The 3 H's (Metabolic Triangle)
I. Infection / Immunisations
J. Jaundice
K. Kangaroo Care
L. Levels Of Dependency
M. Multi-Disciplinary Care
N. Neurological Care
O. Oxygen
P. Parent And Psychosocial Care Of The Family / Pain
Q. Quality And Risk
R. Renal / Respiratory Distress
S. Shock / Surgery / Skin Care
T. Transport
U. Ultrasound / Umbilical Catheterisation / Urianalysis
V. Vomiting
W. Weight
X. X-Ray Interpretation
Further Reading Resources
Notes Pages.

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Julia Petty is a Senior Lecturer in Children's Nursing at the University of Hertfordshire, UK. She has worked as a neonatal lecturer and educator for over 15 years, 11 years of which have been as a lecturer leading neonatal programmes.

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Julia Petty is a Senior Lecturer in Children's Nursing at the University of Hertfordshire, UK. She has worked as a neonatal lecturer and educator for over 15 years, 11 years of which have been as a lecturer leading neonatal programmes.

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