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AACN Core Curriculum for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing, 5th Ed.
This new edition also features an increased focus on evidence-based practice, new CAMTS and AAMS guidelines, new techniques for PICC placement, and changes to the Neonatal Resuscitation Program. CAMTS and AAMS guidelines, techniques for PICC placement, and changes to the Neonatal Resuscitation Program are just a few of the updates that reveal the importance the new edition places on safety practices and procedures. Updated chapter on Patient Safety includes selected improvement strategies and resources for neonatal nurses to build a patient safety toolkit, discusses TeamSTEPPS (Team Strategies and Tools to Enhance Performance and Patient Safety), and recognizes human issues, such as shift work and fatigue. Increased focus on evidence-based practice for preterm infants, medications, and antepartum-intrapartum complications sets the standard for neonatal nursing practice. Strategies to promote inclusionary care better reflect nursing care today by focusing on family-centered care, comprehensive perinatal records, health care teams in the NICU, and best practices in the care of the late preterm infant. Comprehensively revised chapter on Immunology identifies risk factors for infection associated with term and preterm infants, distinguishes clinical symptoms and therapies associated with TORCHES CLAP spectrum infections, and includes prevention strategies for hospital-acquired infections. Thoroughly updated content and references reflect currency and technologic advances. Refocused chapter on Developmental Care guides the nurse to use assessment within the context of the environment and situation to initiate interventions in the moment or use patterns of responses for developing plans of care and presents core measures on evaluating developmental care practices in the NICU.
New to this edition: Updated content on late preterm infants, neurologic disorders, and ventilatory strategies provide the latest information from the field for more effective patient outcomes.Table of Contents:SECTION ONE: ANTEPARTUM, INTRAPARTUM, AND TRANSITION TO EXTRAUTERINE LIFE 1. Uncomplicated Antepartum and Intrapartum Care 2. Antepartum-Intrapartum Complications 3. Perinatal Substance Abuse 4. Adaptation to Extrauterine Life 5. Neonatal Delivery Room Resuscitation SECTION TWO: CORNERSTONES OF CLINICAL PRACTICE 6. Thermoregulation 7. Physical Assessment 8. Fluid and Electrolyte Management 9. Glucose Management 10. Nutritional Management 11. Developmental Support 12. Pharmacology 13. Laboratory Concepts and Test Interpretation 14. Radiologic Evaluation 15. Common Invasive Procedures 16. Pain Assessment and Management 17. Families in Crisis 18. Patient Safety 19. Discharge Planning and Transition to Home Care 20. Genetics: From Bench to Bedside 21. Intrafacility and Interfacility Neonatal Transport 22. Care of the Extremely Low Birth Weight Infant 23. Care of the Late Preterm Infant NEW SECTION THREE: PATHOPHYSIOLOGY: MANAGEMENT AND TREATMENT OF COMMON DISORDERS 24. Respiratory Distress 25. Apnea 26. Assisted Ventilation 27. Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation 28. Cardiovascular Disorders 29. Gastrointestinal Disorders 30. Endocrine Disorders 31. Hematologic Disorders 32. Immunology and Infectious Disease 33. Renal and Genitourinary Disorders 34. Neurologic Disorders 35. Congenital Anomalies 36. Neonatal Dermatology 37. Ophthalmologic and Auditory Disorders SECTION FOUR: PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE 38. Foundations of Neonatal Research 39. Ethical Issues 40. Legal Issues
Product Code: 128710
Authors: AWOHNN, NANN, AACN
Editor: M. T. Verklan, M. Walden
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