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Bedside Guide for Neonatal Care, 1st Edition

Julia Petty


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ISBN / EAN: 9781137398468
This textbook is prescribed for the following courses:
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  • Paperback
    $76.21
PUBLISHED: 30th September 2015
ISBN: 9781137398468

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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.

Publisher Description

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.

Back Cover

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 means that, even for experienced nurses, there is a need for clear and practical learning resources to ensure care of neonates is safe and accurate. This book 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. Each practice area explored is supplemented with a range of tools to help guide delivery of the different procedures, including: 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 .............

Author Biography

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.

Table of Contents

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.

Long Description

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 means that, even for experienced nurses, there is a need for clear and practical learning resources to ensure care of neonates is safe and accurate. This book 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. Each practice area explored is supplemented with a range of tools to help guide delivery of the different procedures, including: 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 .............

Feature

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

Description for Bookstore

Packed with practical advice and essential tools, this convenient handbook is a must-have for anyone within neonatal care, whether you are on the ward, starting a placement or in a new role.

Product Details

Author
Julia Petty
Year
2015
ISBN-10
1137398469
ISBN-13
9781137398468
Media
Book
Short Title
BEDSIDE GD FOR NEONATAL CARE
Publisher
Palgrave MacMillan
Language
English
Pages
352
Publication Date
2015-09-30
Edition
1st
Subtitle
Learning Tools to Support Practice
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
352 p.
Textbook
1
Format
Paperback
Audience
College/Higher Education