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Examination of the Newborn

Helen Baston

$66.32

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.

UK 3rd edition 2017

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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

able of Contents

1. Examination of the Newborn: Where Are We Now?

2. In the Beginning: The Context of Parenthood

3. The Development of the Fetus: Assessment of Wellbeing

4. Intrapartum Events and Neonatal Consequences

5. The Neonatal Examination

6. Abnormal Findings and Congenital Abnormalities

7. Accountability and Effective Care

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