Examination Of The Newborn: An Evidence-Based Guide

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Edition 02
Author Lomax, Anne (Ed)
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A practical, evidence-based guide for students and practitioners to undertake safe and effective neonatal examinationRevised and updated throughout in line with current national and Nursing and Midwifery Council guidelinesFull colour photographs and illustrations, as well as clinical case studies at the end of each chapter to help guide and illustrate good practiceA new companion website (available at: www.wiley.com/go/lomax/newborn) contains a wealth of information on all aspects of examining the newborn, including safeguarding, early warning systems, and tongue tie, as well as interactive multiple choice questions, and links to videos

Table of Contents
List of contributors viiAcknowledgements ixIntroduction xiAbout the companion website xvii1 History taking and the newborn examination: an evolving perspective 1<
/>Claire Evans2 Cardiovascular and respiratory assessment of the baby 32<
/>Christopher D. Bedford and Anne Lomax3 The neonatal skin: examination of the jaundiced newborn and gestational age assessment 71<
/>Morris Gordon and Anne Lomax4 Examination of the head, neck and eyes 104<
/>Carmel Noonan, Fiona J. Rowe, and Anne Lomax5 Examination of the newborn abdomen and genitalia 124<
/>Morris Gordon6 Developmental dysplasia of the hip and abnormalities of the foot 142<
/>Robin W. Paton and Naomi Davis7 Chromosomal and genetic problems: giving feedback to mothers and fathers 171<
/>Delyth Webb and Anne Lomax8 Newborn behavioural aspects 192<
/>Jeanette Appleton9 Examination of the newborn: professional issues in practice 213<
/>Norma Fryer and Claire EvansAppendix 1 Useful website addresses 229Appendix 2 NIPE Information leaflet for mothers and fathers 232Glossary of terms 238Index 241