Author(s): Glenys Boxwell (Editor)
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 âe¢ Developmentally-focused Nursing Care âe¢ Resuscitation of the Newborn âe¢ Management of Thermal Stability âe¢ Management of Respiratory Disorders âe¢ Cardiovascular Management âe¢ Brain Injury in the Preterm Infant âe¢ Haematological Problems âe¢ Pain Management âe¢ Fluid and Electrolyte Balance âe¢ Nutritional management âe¢ Neonatal Infection âe¢ Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures âe¢ Neonatal Anaesthesia âe¢ Surgical Aspects of Neonatal Intensive Care âe¢ Neonatal Transport âe¢ Family Support âe¢ Ethics and Neonatal Nursing âe¢ Medication in the Newborn âe¢ Death and Dying in the Neonatal Unit
Itnbsp;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.