Core Curriculum for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing, 6th Ed.

Core Curriculum for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing, 6th Ed.

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Core Curriculum for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing, 6th Ed.

Developed by the Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN), this renowned guide provides in-depth coverage of the most common neonatal disorders and their management — focusing on the latest evidence-based practice for preterm infants, medications and antepartum-intrapartum complications.

The concise outline format makes information easy to find as it highlights the essentials of each condition including the definition etiology pathophysiology signs and symptoms diagnostic tests treatments and outcomes. With timely content that sets the standard for neonatal nursing practice, this trusted reference is an excellent resource for practicing nurses working in any NICU worldwide and features:

  • Expanded information on breastfeeding and acquired opioid dependency keeps you informed with the latest best practices related to these two ever-changing areas.
  • Updated neonatal resuscitation guidelines ensures you follow the most up-to-date protocols and procedures in this critical skill area.
  • Additional tables and boxes help you quickly find important information.

Table of Contents:

Part One: Antepartum, Intrapartum, and Transition to Extrauterine Life

1.  Uncomplicated Antepartum, Intrapartum, and Postpartum Care
2.  Antepartum-Intrapartum Complications
3.  Perinatal Substance Abuse
4.  Adaptation to Extrauterine Life
5.  Neonatal Delivery Room Resuscitation

Part Two: Cornerstones of Clinical Practice

1.  Thermoregulation
2.  Physical Assessment
3.  Fluid and Electrolyte Management
4.  Glucose Management
5.  Nutritional Management
6.  Developmental Support
7.  Pharmacology
8.  Laboratory Testing in the NICU 
9.  Radiologic Evaluation 
10.  Common Invasive Procedures
11.  Pain Assessment and Management
12.  Families in Crisis
13.  Patient Safety
14.  Discharge Planning and Transition to Home
15.  Genetics: From Bench to Bedside
16.  Interfacility Neonatal Transport
17.  Care of the Extremely Low Birth Weight Infant
18.  Care of the Late Preterm Infant

Part Three: Pathophysiology: Management and Treatment of Common Disorders

Part Three: Pathophysiology: Management and Treatment of Common Disorders

  1. Respiratory Distress
  2. Apnea
  3. Assisted Ventilation
  4. Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
  5. Cardiovascular Disorders
  6. Gastrointestinal Disorders
  7. Endocrine Disorders
  8. Hematologic Disorders
  9. Infectious Disease in the Neonate
  10. Renal and Genitourinary Disorders
  11. Neurologic Disorders
  12. Congenital Anomalies
  13. Neonatal Dermatology
  14. Ophthalmologic and Auditory Disorders

Part Four: Professional Practice

  1. Foundations of Neonatal Research 
  2. Ethical Issues
  3. Legal Issues

ISBN #: 9780323554190

Authored by: AWHONN

Editors: M. Terese Verklan, M. Walden, S. Forest