ISBN: 9780323358866
Page Count: 1008
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Merenstein & Gardner's Handbook of Neonatal Intensive Care - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 8th Edition

by Sandra Lee Gardner, RN, MS, CNS, PNP, Brian S. Carter, MD, FAAP, Mary I Enzman-Hines, APRN, PhD, CNS, CPNP, APHN-BC and Jacinto A. Hernandez, MD, PhD, MHA, FAAP
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
ISBN: 9780323358866
Page Count: 1008
Imprint: Mosby
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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.
  • Unit One: Evidence-Based Practice
    1. Evidence-Based Clinical Practice
    Unit Two: Support of the Neonate
    2. Prenatal Environment: Effect on Neonatal Outcome
    3. Perinatal Transport and Levels of Care
    4. Delivery Room Care
    5. Initial Nursery Care
    6. Heat Balance
    7. Physiologic Monitoring
    8. Acid-Base Homeostasis and Oxygenation
    9. Diagnostic Imaging in the Neonate
    10. Pharmacology in Neonatal Care
    11. Drug Withdrawal in the Neonate
    12. Pain and Pain Relief
    13. The Neonate and the Environment: Impact on Development
    Unit Three: Metabolic and Nutritional Care of the Neonate
    14. Fluid and Electrolyte Management
    15. Glucose Homeostasis
    16. Total Parenteral Nutrition
    17. Enteral Nutrition
    18. Breast Feeding the Neonate with Special Needs
    19. Skin and Skin Care
    Unit Four: Infection and Hematologic Diseases of the Neonate
    20. Newborn Hematology
    21. Jaundice
    22. Infection in the Neonate
    Unit Five: Common Systemic Diseases of the Neonate
    23. Respiratory Diseases
    24. Cardiovascular Diseases and Surgical Interventions
    25. Neonatal Nephrology
    26. Neurologic Disorders
    27. Genetic Disorders, Malformations, and Inborn Errors of Metabolism
    28. Neonatal Surgery
    Unit Six: Psychosocial Aspects of Neonatal Care
    29. Families in Crisis: Theoretical and Practical Considerations
    30. Grief and Perinatal Loss
    31. Discharge Planning and Follow-Up of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Infant
    32. Ethics, Values, and Palliative Care in Neonatal Intensive Care
  • Sandra Lee Gardner, RN, MS, CNS, PNP, Director, Professional Outreach Consultation; Co-Director, Nurse's Professional Development and Practice Association, LLC, Aurora, CO, Brian S. Carter, MD, FAAP, Mary I Enzman-Hines, APRN, PhD, CNS, CPNP, APHN-BC, Professor of Nursing, DNP Program Coordinator, Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs; Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Colorado Springs Health Partners, Colorado Springs, CO and Jacinto A. Hernandez, MD, PhD, MHA, FAAP, Professor of Pediatrics, Section of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine; Chairman Emeritus, Department of Neonatology, The Children's Hospital, Aurora, CO
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