Examination of the Newborn is a useful and practical guide covering: role of the first examination as a screening tool; normal fetal development; parents’ concerns and how to respond to them; the impact of antenatal diagnostic screening; the events of labour and birth; the clinical examination of the neonate; the identification and management of congenital abnormalities; accountability and legal issues.
This practical text is a step-by-step guide for all practitioners who undertake this clinical examination. It is particularly valuable for midwives and nurses undertaking Examination of the Newborn modules as well as a useful reference work for those already performing this role. It provides midwives and other practitioners involved in neonatal examination with a comprehensive guide to the holistic examination of the newborn infant.
UK 3rd edition 2017